Navigating Quality: Funding Quality Initiatives on your Unit

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Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM EDT, 12:00 PM CDT, 11:00 AM MDT, 10:00 AM PDT

How often have your quality initiatives suffered from the lack of the right resources — like staff time, training and supplies? Do you have trouble making the case to your hospital administration about why these resources are necessary to effect long-lasting and ultimately cost-saving quality improvements?

Build your sustainable quality improvement plan with buy-in, resources and funding from your hospital administration by using best practices from this webinar. Learn how to champion your quality initiatives at both the unit level and administration level. Drive your hospital along the path to true quality improvement and positive patient outcomes with the powerful combination of administration buy-in, adequate resources and funding, evidence-based practice, optimal nursing care, and effective leadership. This webinar delves into how to best leverage data and nurse-led innovative practices to make the case for gaining additional resources to improve quality and ultimately cut costs and improve patient outcomes.


  • Learn how to build the case and gain the funding and resources needed for quality improvement initiatives on any unit
  • Determine the cost effectiveness of quality improvement strategies by comparing measurement data pre- and post-quality implementation
  • Identify why upfront investments in quality are cost effective

Who Should Attend:

  • CNOs
  • Staff Nurses
  • Nurse Managers
  • Quality Improvement Professionals

* Members — Access your member discount code (requires log-in).

Accreditation Statement:

1.0 contact hour will be awarded to nurses who successfully complete this activity. Where multiple nurses view the webinar at a single site, all are eligible to receive contact hours for this activity, upon completion of the online evaluation and verification of their attendance at the webinar.

Webinar attendees will receive a link to an online evaluation. The link will be provided at the end of the webinar and also by e-mail to the person that registered, who can distribute that link to everyone in the room. Each attendee should complete the evaluation separately and confirm that they attended the webinar and earned the contact hours. Once they have completed the online evaluation, they will be able to print out their CE certificate.

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023.

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178.

Navigating Quality: Funding Quality Improvement Programs on Your Unit