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New Knowledge Innovation and Improvements

Meeting time: 
3rd Tuesday of the month, 12:00-2:00 PM

Location: 
Varies please contact Minda Nespoli for details

Chair:  Angeline Latchman, BSN, RN

Co-Chair:  Ashley Houseman, BSN, RN

Key Documents & Meeting Minutes 

 

SMUCLA New Knowledge, Innovations & Improvements Council 2014 - 2015

"You can make mistakes,
but you are not a failure until you blame others for those mistakes."
~ John Wooden 

 
 

Purpose:

This council addresses evidence based practice, nursing research, and innovations in nursing practice. Its scope of work encompasses the following:

  • Ensuring systems and services that need to be redesigned or redefined to improve quality, efficiency and/or adapt to new policies
  • Contributing to the science of nursing by developing new models of care through the application of existing and/or new evidence
  • Integrating and adapting industry best-practices to drive continuous improvement and innovation at the local level
 

Interprofessional Collaboration:

Members are the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO); one UD and one CNS; Designated direct-care nurses from all units and levels of nursing.

Additional Members:

  • Director RBC/EBP or Director of Nursing Education
  • UCLA SON Liaison
  • EBP Fellows
  • Physician rep.
  • Accreditation rep.
  • IT / CareConnect

SMH Magnet Document - NKs

 SOE Title & Description

Units / Individuals Featured 

NK1EO - Advancing Nursing Research: Provide one completed IRB-approved nursing research study. Results of data analysis (quantitative) or findings (qualitative); must have occurred within the four (4) years before documentation submission
DOES USE OF THE PROVIDER RESILIENCE MOBILE APP INCREASE NURSES' PROFESSIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE? - Compassion Fatigue 4SW, D. Lorick
NK2  P1 - Disseminating Research Knowledge: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of how clinical nurses disseminated to internal audiences knowledge obtained through the organization's nursing research UCLA HEALTH RESEARCH AND EBP CONFERENCE - Improving Clinical Quality with the Use of a Mandatory Computerized Ordering Tool for the Prevention of Premature Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Removals. PICC team
NK2  P2 - Disseminating Research Knowledge: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of how clinical nurses disseminated to external audiences knowledge obtained through the organization's nursing research. CLINICAL NURSES AT ONS CONGRESS 2015 - N. Ludan, RN, J. Kenney, RN, S. Carson, RN  4SW, D. Lorick
NK3  P1 - Integrating Evidence-Based Findings into Practice: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of how clinical nurses used evidence-based findings to implement a practice new to the organization.  EARLY AND PROGRESSIVE MOBILITY GUIDELINE -  development of a new evidence-based practice through the clinical practice council (CPC) ICU, C. Wilson
NK3  P2 - Integrating Evidence-Based Findings into Practice: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of how clinical nurses used evidence-based findings to revise an existing practice to improve care.  USE OF THE CLINICAL PRACTICE COUNCIL (CPC) TO REVISE URINARY CATHETER MANAGEMENT PRACTICES Med-surg sub-group: 5NW, 4MN, 3NW, 4NW
NK4EO  P1 - Nursing Innovation: Provide two examples, with supporting evidence, of an improvement that resulted from an innovation in nursing. NURSE-LED INTRODUCTION OF LACE TOOL TO REDUCE 30-DAY READMISSIONS 5NW, V. Yeo
QMS, S. Watson-Lawler
NK4EO  P2 - Nursing Innovation: Provide two examples, with supporting evidence, of an improvement that resulted from an innovation in nursing.  INNOVATION IN PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION - HAPU Intervention Bundle 3NW, K. Ternavan
NK5EO  P1 - Implementing Technology: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of an improvement that occurred due to a change in nursing practice that resulted from clinical nurses' involvement with design and implementation of technology  DECREASING MEDICATION ERRORS BY IMPLEMENTING BAR-CODE MEDICATION DMINISTRATION EPP nurse-pharmacy subcommittee (4MN, ICU, 5MN, Pediatrics)
NK5EO  P2 - Implementing Technology: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of an improvement in the patient experience that resulted from clinical nurses' involvement with design and implementation of technology  I SEE U BABY: UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE THE PATIENT AND FAMILY EXPERIENCE IN THE NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT - NICU visiting policy NICU, S. Samimi, S. Mills
NK6EO - Improving Work Flow and Space Design: Provide one example, with supporting evidence, of nurse involvement in the design and implementation of work flow that resulted in operational improvement, waste reduction or clinical efficiency  NURSES LEADING EFFORTS TO IMPROVE PATIENT THROUGHPUT - bed meeting structure L. Maister, V. Lopez, D. Lorick, E. George, P. Jakel

 

 

 

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