Nursing Assignment 2

The baccalaureate prepared nurse must have a good understanding of the quality 

management process as well as the programs that various governmental and professional 

organizations have in place to measure and improve patient safety and quality of care. In

addition to discussing the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators, delineate the 

role any two of the following have in addressing safety and quality issues: the Joint 

Commission (JC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Agency for

Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), or National Quality Forum (NQF).