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Nurse Peer Review

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Kim Nicholson

on 12 October 2012

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University of New Mexico Hospital Peer Review Process Goals Process UNM Hospital Model Advanced Practice Council References The model chosen in this facility for practice was based on the shared governance model. This committee was tied together to evaluate quality improvement, evaluations of new employees and annual reviews, and a new hire process through peer review. The council shall be concerned with advanced nursing practice which relates to Federal and state legislation and government policy affecting advanced practice nurses (APN).
1.The scope and standards of APN
2. Ethical and legal aspects
3. The practice of individual APN
4.Trends for improvement of health care
5. Education for advanced practice nurses. Sheahan, S.L., Simpson, C., & Rayens, M. (2001). Nurse
practitioner peer review: Process and evaluation. Journal of
the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 13(3), 140-145. Recommendations 1. Education
2. Counseling (verbal/written)
3. System Issues
4. Monitoring
5. Trending and reassessment Quality Ratings Provide a review process Identify Process issues Individualize nurses quality of care Improve Quality Performance Improvement Identify Presented by:
Kim Nicholson University Of Phoenix What is a peer
review? Purpose The purpose of the University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) nursing peer review is to provide its patients with high quality care; improve performance, effectiveness and efficiency of nursing care and to identify potential or actual adverse patient occurrences. Monitor Analyze data (cc) image by nuonsolarteam on Flickr Barriers "Peer review implies that the nursing care delivered by a group of nurses or an individual nurse is evaluated by individuals of the same rank or standing according to established standards of practice."

(ANA Peer Review Guidelines, 1983,p.3) Nur/550 October 12th, 2012 Patricia Shannon Conclusion Benefits 1. Autonomy
2. Accountability
3. Responsibility
4. Encouragement of
achievements 1. Emotional suffering
2. Nonparticipation
3. Sarcasm
4. Revenge
5. Lack of communication Level ratings are scored for from 1-5 on severity. Levels being scored at a 4 or 5 require notification to the Board of Nursing. Hitchings KS, Hathen-Davies N, Capuano TA, Morgan G. Peer case review sharpens event analysis. J Nurs Care Qual. 2007;23(4):296-304. American Nurses Association (ANA). Peer Review Guidelines. Kansas City, MO: ANA; 1983, 3. UNMH Nursing Shared Governance Proposed Updated Council Structure.
Communication between all is inherent in the new “House Structure.” retrieved from http://hospitals.unm.edu/nursing/documents/Council_Structure_Adobe_7.2012.pdf Timely Consistent Balanced Fair Useful Ongoing
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