• A Primer on Understanding Pediatric Health Care Quality Measurement

    9 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Health Care

    Advanced practice registered nurses implement evidence-based care guidelines and assess the quality of care delivered to pediatric and adolescent populations to ensure that the highest standards of care are provided to the patients and their families. Standardized health care quality measures allow for assessment of clinical competence, monitoring of equitable health care distribution, improvement of provider/institutional accountability, development of standards for accreditation and certification, informing of quality improvement efforts, and creation of criteria for provider incentive...
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  • White Paper: Critical Shortage of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Predicted

    9 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Health Care

    Pediatric health care providers play an essential role in the attainment of optimal child health. Ensuring that children have access to qualified pediatric health care providers is as important in improving outcomes as other variables contributing to child health outcomes (Children's Hospital Association, n.d.; Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2019). Pediatric nurse practitioners are uniquely qualified advanced practice registered nurses with specialized education and focused clinical practice dedicated to the care of all children .
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