Quality Care: Practice
Show description [+]This evidence scan explores the following questions:– What types of training about formal quality improvement techniques are available for health professionals?– What evidence is there about the most effective methods for training clinicians in quality improvement?
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Understanding the value of nurses, the effects of excessive workload, and how nurse-patient ratios and dynamic staffing models can help.
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A healthy work environment is critical to the wellbeing of every healthcare provider. It is essential for the overall satisfaction of healthcare professionals, for successful recruitment and retention, and for quality of patient or client care.
But to achieve a healthy work environment, we are often challenged to think differently about our culture, habits and day-to-day practices at work. Change and implementation takes time and effort, and it takes a comprehensive approach that spans physical, cultural, social and job design conditions.
This site is a resource to engage the collective knowledge and experiences of healthcare providers across Ontario who are making a difference in their organizations. It brings together expert resources and leading practices with the individual experiences, success stories and practical ideas that are contributing to healthy work environments.
Show description [+]Nursing Health Services Research Unit (NHSRU) is a collaborative project of the University of Toronto Faculty of Nursing and McMaster University School of Nursing.Our mission is to develop, conduct and disseminate research that focuses on: design, management, utilization, outcomes and provision of nursing.
Show description [+]This document explains what “risk” and “risk management” mean, describes how risks can be identified and managed, and provides guidance for boards on how to carry out their oversight responsibilities.There are three sections:
- Risk Context and Policy
- Managing Risk
- Monitoring and Learning
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