Participation of Unit Nurses

Front-Line Implementation on TCAB Pilot Units

Published in: American journal of nursing, v. 109, no. 11, suppl., Nov. 2009, p. 66-70

Posted on on January 01, 2009

by Marjorie L. Pearson, Jack Needleman, Patricia H. Parkerton, Valda V. Upenieks, Lynn Soban, Tracy Yee

In 2003 the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) launched a multiphase initiative called Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB ) to help hospitals engage front-line staff in change processes that would improve both the work environment and the care on medical-surgical units This paper focuses exclusively on the experiences of the 13 hospitals in the second phase of TCAB during which they tested more than 400 innovations.

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