Tuesday, December 20, 2011

New Nursing Program Promises to Advance Patient Care Quality and Safety

Yesterday, the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing announced the acceptance of a new grant, funded by The Helene Fuld Health Trust of New York, that will prepare 200 new clinical nurses over the next five years in quality improvement and patient safety that is firmly grounded in leadership development. This initiative will specifically focus on the vulnerable elderly population, who are the responsibile for a high percentage of redadmissions in hospitals nationwide. This education intiative aligns with recommendations to bolster the nursing workforce made in IOM's Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report.

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