Ambulatory Care Nurse-Sensitive Indicators Series: Patient Engagement as a Nurse-Sensitive Indicator In Ambulatory Care

Ambulatory Care Nurse-Sensitive Indicators Series: Patient Engagement as a Nurse-Sensitive Indicator In Ambulatory Care


Identification: 2016_NEC_ND
Issue: November/December 2016


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Ambulatory care registered nurses (RNs) have a pivotal role in educating, encouraging, motivating, and supporting patients to be engaged in their care and achieve their health care goals. To improve health outcomes, patients need to be engaged in attaining these goals. RNs are instrumental in this process and well-controlled studies will demonstrate their impact on helping patient’s engage in their care.

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