Maintaining Standard

Activity 3
Maintaining Standards
Choose a topic and discuss the standards in detail. Analyze how these concepts/ processes influence the standards in your organization, including staffing, decision making or workplace issues, both positively and negatively.

Affordable Care Act
Agency for Healthcare, Quality and Research
Benchmarking Tools and Organizations
Certification for Nursing
Electronic Health Care Record
Electronic prescribing / Telehealth
Institute for Healthcare, Quality Improvement
Lean Project Management
Outcomes Management
Patient Care Pathways
Population Health Management

Practice Guidelines
Quality Management
Risk Management
Sentinel Event Management
Standards of Nursing Practice
Standards of Patient Care
Structure Standards
TJC Accreditation
Utilization Management
Value based care

Support your discussion and opinions with facts and relevant examples from personal nursing practice.

Review chapter 13 & 23 in Marquis, B. L., & Huston, C. J. (2021). Leadership roles and management functions in nursing: Theory and application. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
Aroh, D., Colella, J., Douglas, C., & Eddings, A. (2015). An example of translating value-based purchasing into value-based care. Urologic Nursing, 35(2), 61-74. doi:10.7257/1053-816X.2015.35.2.61
Kizer, K. W. (2015). Clinical integration: A cornerstone for population health management. Journal of Healthcare Management, 60(3), 164-168.
Spruce, L. (2015). Back to basics: Implementing evidence-based practice. AORN Journal, 101(1), 106-112. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2014.08.009
Visit the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Visit the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Visit the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Visit The Joint Commission
Visit Affordable Care Act
Additional Instructions:

All submissions should have a title page and reference page.
Utilize a minimum of two scholarly resources.
Adhere to grammar, spelling and punctuation criteria.
Adhere to APA compliance guidelines.
Adhere to the chosen Submission Option for Delivery of Activity guidelines.

Submission Options
Choose One:



2 to 3-page paper. Include title and reference pages.
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

4 to 8 slides. Add title and reference slides.
Follow Rules of 7.
Other media (Prezi, etc.) presentation

4 to 8 slides with speaker notes. Add title and reference slides.
Follow Rules of 7.
Video Presentation

5 to 6-minute video presentation.
Attach reference page or include in video.
Professional appearance and background.
Video submissions must include a script in Word format, submitted through Turnitin for an Originality Report.

Table with appropriate columns and headers.
Include title and reference pages.
Graphs or other illustrations

Graphs or illustrations with appropriate labels. Include title and reference pages.

Poster utilizing any applicable poster template. Include visual graphics/images/other formats for visual appeal. Include appropriate title and references on poster.
Note: Title and reference pages/slides do not count towards the count requirements.

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