Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: The authors, editor, planning committee, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., and ANIA. Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
The purpose of this continuing nursing education article is to enable the learner to have an understanding of a quality improvement initiative focused on capturing reportable data effectively. After studying the information presented in this article, you will be able to:
Describe the importance of maintaining accurate data-keeping in the health care facility.
Identify the challenges in implementing an effective documentation format for reportable data.
Explain the obstacles that Tri-City Medical Center had to overcome with regard to compliance.