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

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

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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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