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Preventing Errors and Pitfalls in Nursing with Infectious Patients (Paperback)

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This book informs nurses about the most common and the more serious errors made in caring for patients with infectious diseases. It provides learnings about a variety of infectious diseases, including COVID-19, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), Clostridium difficile (C-diff.), and tuberculosis (TB), amongst others. Factors that are predisposing and contributing factors for nursing errors are reviewed. The types of errors, consequences, detection, and monitoring for nursing errors are included. This book examines how errors can be avoided with necessary precautions, and managed appropriately based on current evidence-based practice. Recommendations for further study are also provided. This book is a useful tool for nurse educators/ leaders/mentors to educate and guide their students and professional nurses.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & servicesMedical administration & managementMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesNursing Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG Publication Date: 04/04/2022 ISBN-13: 9783030867270  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Kim Maryniak, PhD, RNC-NIC, NEA-BC has over 32 years of nursing experience in medical/surgical, psychiatry, pediatrics, progressive care, and adult and neonatal intensive care. She has been a staff nurse, charge nurse, educator, instructor, manager, director, and chief nursing officer. Kim graduated with a nursing diploma from Foothills Hospital School of Nursing in Calgary, Alberta in 1989. She achieved her Bachelor in Nursing through Athabasca University, Alberta in 2000, her Master of Science in Nursing through University of Phoenix in 2005, and her PhD in Nursing through University of Phoenix in 2018. Kim is certified in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing and as a Nurse Executive, Advanced. She is active in the American Nurses Association and American Organization of Nurse Leaders. Her current and previous roles include nursing leadership, research utilization, nursing peer review and advancement, education, use of simulation, quality, process improvement, professional development, infection control, patient throughput, nursing operations, professional practice, and curriculum development. Robbie Garrett, MSN, RN, LSSMBB has over 26 years of nursing experience in long-term care, inpatient rehabilitation, medical/surgical nursing, quality, infection control, case management, regulatory compliance, employee health, risk management and legal nurse consulting. She has been a staff nurse, manager, director, chief nursing officer and consultant. Robbie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Idaho State University in 1995, and obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing from Western Governor's University in 2015. Robbie is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Her current and previous roles include nursing leadership, risk management, infection prevention, quality assurance, process improvement, professional development, regulatory and improvement consultation, legal nurse consultation, flow and throughput, hospital operations, facility growth and development.

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