Testimony Questions for the Forum on the Future of Nursing: Acute Care

Question 1: Quality and Safety

Please describe any or all of the following:

  • innovative models in which nurses have been used to improve quality and/or safety in acute care settings

  • barriers that acute care nurses face in maximizing quality and safety

  • how nurses could be further engaged or effectively used to improve acute care quality and safety

Question 2: Technology

Please describe any or all of the following:

  • how innovative technologies have been used in acute care settings to improve nurse-led patient care (include information on the measurement of the improvements)

  • barriers to the adoption and use of innovative technology in acute care settings

  • opportunities in acute care settings for further improvements in the delivery of care through the use of technology

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