- Select one specific quality indicator from the Week 2 Discussion and compare it with those outlined in this week’s Learning Resources.
- Review the accrediting body standards that pertain to your organization focusing on those standards that require your organization to define its quality management program.
- Consider regulatory requirements at the state or national level that affect quality outcomes in your organization.
- Ask yourself: How do the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) restricted reimbursements affect quality management or improvement efforts at my organization? How do these standards and regulations influence or support ethical principles and influence patient care and nursing practice?