Cleveland Clinic’s Legislative & Health Policy Conference features insights from industry experts about how legislative issues are impacting the delivery of care and how nurses can use their expertise to influence change.
In 2013, Cleveland Clinic set out to make sepsis management a priority. Working across the organization, nursing helped to lead the charge in creating a severe sepsis care path for better sepsis outcomes.
Cleveland Clinic nurses have been instrumental in implementing three new tools that are providing more timely patient care. Here, they explain how they are using visual cueing, an electronic checklist and a vital sign alert system.
An alarm management task force, led by a clinical nurse specialist, helps to significantly reduce the number of noncritical alarms in the intensive care units at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus.
Pediatric patients and their parents complain about multiple IV pokes – for good reason. An APRN at Cleveland Clinic Children’s developed and validated a vascular access algorithm to increase first-attempt IV start rates.
Less than a year since Akron General joined Cleveland Clinic, the leader of the health system’s newest nursing team says the nursing program is strong, with much on the horizon.
Fairview Hospital CNO Deb Small recognizes nurses for their exceptional nursing qualities – in and out of the work environment.
Nurse-led research study focused on determining if management of systolic blood pressure during long transports would impact patient outcomes.
For Cleveland Clinic’s Nursing Institute, strategic planning is the foundation for determining organizational direction. And key to successful planning, is ensuring nursing strategy aligns with health system strategy.
In an ongoing effort to develop evidence-based nursing practices, Cleveland Clinic nurses at all levels are encouraged to pursue research. The Office of Nursing Research and Innovation provides robust support throughout its hospitals.