Unit-Level Quality Assurance: Essential for Success

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Abstract

Nursing has a professional responsibility to ensure the provision of quality health care to the patient/consumer. One method to fulfill this responsibility is using a quality assurance process. A successful program must have involvement and commitment from all staff members. The essence of this commitment comes through unit-level quality assurance committees. This article describes one such program being implemented in a 78-bed rehabilitation facility.

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