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Documentation skills for quality patient care

Fay Yocum

Documentation skills for quality patient care

by Fay Yocum

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Published by Awareness Productions in Tipp City, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical protocols.,
  • Nursing.,
  • Nursing care plans.,
  • Nursing assessment.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and index.

    StatementFay Yocum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC64 .Y63 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 166 p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1443982M
    ISBN 100963764977
    LC Control Number93079567
    OCLC/WorldCa29483260

      Introduction. Electronic health records (EHRs) have been touted as a means to improve the quality of medical care in the USA. 1 2 Indeed, EHRs and clinical decision support systems have been shown in certain settings and for certain problems to be associated with improved quality of care. 3–5 However, on a national scale, quality gains have not emerged. 6–8 Part of the explanation for this. practitioner and patient is imperative to ensure a positive patient care experience. For many patients, the admission into a health care facility is a stressful, frightening, and isolating experience. The patient experience is a significant component of high quality care and patient satisfaction. Health care.

    optimize quality of life for patients, their families and caregivers. Palliative care can be delivered in any care setting through the collaboration of many types of care providers. Through early integration into the care plan of seriously ill people, palliative care improves quality of life for both the patient and the family. Documentation should show the application of the nursing process, and present a snapshot of the patient's condition and care. Charting must be objective, accurate, brief, and complete. Chart the patient's behavior and statements, not your opinions or conclusions.

    The standards outlined "effective communication, cultural competence, and patient- and family-centered care as important components of safe, quality care" (The Joint Commission, , p. 4). In order to demonstrate compliance with the Joint Commission requirements [PDF], documentation is important. Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook: Quality, Documentation, and Reimbursement 3 rd edition. This award-winning resource offers concise, focused coverage for providing effective hospice documentation and care. Care planning by patient problem is addressed as well as systems-based care and care .


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Documentation skills for quality patient care by Fay Yocum Download PDF EPUB FB2

Documentation Skills for Quality Patient Care 2nd Edition by R. Fay Yocum (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both : R. Fay Yocum.

If you've read DOCUMENTATION SKILLS FOR QUALITY PATIENT CARE, you already know how important your documentation is for quality patient care. Designed as a companion to that book, NOTES ON NURSING NOTES is a handy reference tool for your on-the-job documentation 5/5(2).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yocum, Fay. Documentation skills for quality patient care. Dayton, Ohio: Awareness Productions, © Documenting for quality patient care.

PURPOSE To improve nursing practice and the quality of care by providing a learning opportunity that enhances a participant's understanding of documentation. OBJECTIVES After reading the preceding article and taking this test, you should be able to: Describe ways good documentation enhances patient care.

The convergence of clinical care, documentation, and coding processes is vital to appropriate reimbursement, accurate quality scores, and informed decision-making to support high-quality patient care.

To that end, CDI has a direct impact on patient care by providing information to all members of the care team as well as those who may be. care team about the patient documentation of the following types of information should be made and maintained in a patient’sEHR to support the ability of the health care team to ensure informed decisions and high quality care in the continuity of patient care.

•Assessments •Clinical problems. NURSING DOCUMENTATION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE ORIGINAL PAPERS This thesis is based on the following papers, which will be referred to by their Roman numerals: I Development of an audit instrument for nursing care plans in the patient record.

Björvell C, Thorell-Ekstrand I, Wredling R. Quality in Health Care ,9, Every aspect of a patient’s interaction with their healthcare provider(s) is documented, from consultation, to treatment, follow-up to billing. Ensuring quality of care – getting the right treatment to the patient at the right time – relies on accurate clinical documentation.

The documentation tells the patient’s story. Omitting key information in a visit note can compromise patient care and may lead to an increase in health care costs.

Poor documentation can negatively affect the effectiveness, quality and visibility of nursing work (Inan & Dinc, ). Good clinical documentation is a part of quality patient care and shows accountability.

Documentation. To be recognized as professional nurses who deliver quality patient care, we must ensure documentation that is consistent, clear, and factual.

In this way, the nurse validates critical thinking used for the care ren - dered. The American Nurses Association (ANA) introduced a tool to streamline the nursing documentation process.

Documentation is critical for patient care, not only because it validates the care that was provided, but also because it shares key data with subsequent caregivers and optimizes claims processing.

As such, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs are important to any facility that recognizes the necessity of complete and accurate.

Nursing documentation is a significant indicator of the quality of patient care delivery. It can be either paper‐based or organised within the system known as the electronic health records. Nursing documentation must be completed at the highest standards, to ensure the safety and quality of healthcare services.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, through the Sax Institute, appointed researchers from Deakin University to conduct a review on improving documentation at transitions of care for complex patients.

Documentation skills for quality patient care. [Fay Yocum] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fay Yocum.

Find more information about: ISBN:. The way in which each specialist contributes to patient care should be part of the documentation. In the facility setting, collaboration is both more readily available and vital to ongoing success.

For example, auditing and coding departments may provide examples and education on how to maximize coding, billing, etc., through careful documentation.

Identify documentation practices that validate safe, effective, and high quality patient-centered care. Identify documentation practices that create legal and professional risks.

Identify characteristics of nursing documentation that support a legal defense of nursing actions. We’ve listed the top nursing skills you’ll need to go from good to great.

The Top 7 List of Nursing Skills. Cultural Awareness. This is essential to giving complete, patient-centered care. Different cultural beliefs and values influence a patient’s view of health, wellness, care, acceptance of and adherence to treatment, and even death.

General Recordkeeping Practices of Nurses. Nursing documentation covers a wide variety of issues, topics, and systems. Researchers, practitioners, and hospital administrators view recordkeeping as an important element leading to continuity of care, safety, quality care, and compliance.

4–7 Studies, however, reveal surprisingly little evidence of the linkage between recordkeeping and these. skills is ongoing and is a core of the continuous education this study caused a 32% improvement in the quality of nursing care documentation in the hospital. One such dissatisfier is the.

Preceding articles have provided an overview of the programme and discussed a range of staff development work programmes. This article describes work carried out on clinical documentation to promote delivery of the three quality ambitions of safe, effective and person-centred care.

Nursing Standard. 29, 14. The quality of medical documentation has several far-reaching impacts, from directly affecting the quality of patient care, to influencing hospital funding. Unfortunately, good documentation can become a low-priority for busy junior doctors. There are three fundamental reasons to keep in mind when striving for excellent documentation: 1.patients.

The Role of Clinical Documentation in Quality Assurance Writing up appropriate initial assessments and proper progress/session notes requires thought and reflection. Having to prepare proper clinical documentation serves an important role of helping assure quality patient care by making practitioners think about their patients.

Good quality documentation and a clear process whereby nurses were empowered to make changes were critical to the success of this project. Creating the documentation pack made it easier for nurses to complete the process.

However, this did not improve documentation care when new patient problems arose.