1. Identify 3 ways that the COVID 19 has impacted patients in the community and/or healthcare system.
2. Identify 2 ways that nursing care has been impacted by the pandemic. This may include direct patient care and/or the function of nursing within the healthcare system as a whole. • Include changes in policies or procedures in the clinical areas that have been either implemented or modified due to the pandemic.
3. How has quality improvement been used to develop safe practice during the COVID-19 pandemic? • Discuss changes in clinical practice that have occurred over the past year since the pandemic began. • Consider the following questions when you answer above: any policies or procedures that have been effective or ineffective? Are there ways in which policies at clinical sites could be improved? Has quality and safety been impacted? Does current research support these policies?
4. In the development this assignment, provide at least 1 evidence-based peer-reviewed article that reflect your findings within the body of the paper. Proper citations and references must be included according to APA format ( APA 6th or 7th Ed.)