Improvement Strategies: Step 2

These require time, planning, expertise, collaboration and some funds.

  • Join NNEPQIN.
  • Participate in available obstetrical simulation programs for skills practice and team training. Tie clinician participation to reappointment or employment.
  • Evaluate EMRs and other computerized decision support tools and products (CALM, Shoulder Screen) regarding their potential application in your organization. Discuss this with others who are using them or are interested in these applications.
  • Volunteer to develop and participate in a regional obstetrical RN orientation program.
  • Strengthen your professional staff appointment and reappointment processes.