Nursing Process Toolkit

A toolkit designed to provide resources to support quality nursing care. The kit offers tools that can be used for performance improvement and risk assessment of critical nursing processes.

Patient Safety Performance Improvement Tools

Measuring processes related to patient safety is important in determing the effectiveness of the processes. This section contains tools that can be used to measure effectiveness of a variety of processes using different methods such as nursing accountability and risk assessment.

  • Evaluation tools

    Evaluation tools

    Unit-Based Nursing Scorecard

    Sample score card to present unit based performance improvement indicators.

    TAGS: Improvement, Indicators, Scorecards, sample, nursing process

  • Policy Templates

    Policy Templates

    Quarterly Nursing Scorecard

    Sample quarterly score card to display performance improvement results on a quarterly basis.

    TAGS: Chart, Improvement, performance, Tools, dashboard, nursing process

  • Assessment tools

    Assessment tools

    Nursing Responsibility Risk Assessment

    A risk assessment tool to evaluate processes that require specific training and supervision by a registered nurse.

    TAGS: Training, supervision, Registered, Nurse, nursing process

Patient Safety Program Assessment Tools

Evaluating the current patient safety program is a good way to identify gaps between current practice and best practices. Below are multiple tools that can be used to evaluate the current state of patient safety in your organization against best practices.

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Nursing Rounding Tools

Rounding is an effective patient safety and satisfaction tool, but it can be a daunting task to achieve. Provided in this section are tools to help develop rounding processes that provide meaningful information to inform patient care.

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Nursing Communication Tools

Communication breakdowns can be a root cause in many adverse events in healthcare. Therefore, developing processes to improve communication among staff is an important aspect of any patient safety program. Tools are provided in this section to help improve communication at critical transfers of patient care.

  • Policy Templates

    Policy Templates

    Sample Bedside Shift Report Letter

    Provides verbiage that can be given to patients upon their admission to your healthcare organization explaining the bedside shift report process.

    TAGS: verbiage, admission, Healthcare, explaining, Reporting, Processes, nursing process

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    Bedside Shift Report Guidelines and Key Words

    Guidelines for the bedside shift report process can increase patient safety and improve quality of care.

    TAGS: Safety, Improve, Quality, Care, nursing process

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    Bedside Shift Report Tips

    Tips to successfully hardwire bedside shift reports in your organization.

    TAGS: hardwire, Organization, nursing process