This session describes The Patient Caring Touch System and how it was designed to reduce clinical quality variance by adopting a set of internally and externally validated best practices. Topics include how the system promotes standards, not standardization, for nursing care and how these standards help measure nurse-sensitive outcomes and innovations.
Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Discuss the basic tenets of Patient Caring Touch System and "why" it is important to patient outcomes and nursing satisfaction.
Discuss the PCTS components and respective standards.
List and describe the benefits of the PCTS to patients and staff.