October 8, 2014 – Linda Aiken, PhD | Using Hospital Performance Measures to Determine the Impact of Nursing on Patient Outcomes
Date(s) - 10/08/2014
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
We are pleased to announce the second seminar in our 2014-15 Health Workforce Seminar Series
The Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy,
at The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research,
at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Using Hospital Performance Measures to Determine the Impact of Nursing on Patient Outcomes
Linda Aiken, PhD
Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing,
Professor of Sociology,
Director, Center for Health Outcomes & Policy Research,
University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Aiken has directed studies of the impact of nursing on patient outcomes in over 30 countries. Her research on nurse staffing and patient outcomes is widely used as a basis for managerial and policy decision making. Her research showing that hospitals with more nurses with bachelor’s qualifications have lower mortality and fewer adverse patient outcomes has impacted nurse education, employment, and policy in the U.S. and abroad.
This seminar is free and open to the public, but space is limited.
Please RSVP to Julie Spero (firstname.lastname@example.org) by noon on October 6, 2014. Visitor parking permits will be available at the 2nd floor reception desk.