Leading Innovative Quality Improvement in the Capricious Healthcare System: The Role of the DNP (1.0h)

Posted on: December 13th, 2021 by Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc.
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This educational offering provides 1.0 CEU and was presented in the Administration track. The course includes PowerPoint (in PDF) and an MP4 video file from the presentation originally shared at the 14th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference at the Swissotel in Chicago, August 2021.


Dr. Tammy Peacock is currently a nurse leader for Kaiser Permanente’s National Accreditation and Quality Consulting. She has over 30 years of nursing experience in healthcare.  Dr. Peacock is a subject matter expert in surgical safety, accreditation, and has widespread experience in performance improvement, health care operations, and patient safety.  With over ten years of quality improvement experience, Dr. Peacock has led several large performance Improvement projects in a large multi-regional integrated healthcare system.  In 2016 she was the recipient of Kaiser Permanente’s Lawrence Patient Safety Award for her contributions to Enhanced Recovery After Surgery.

Dr. Peacock has been published in American Journal of Perioperative Nursing, and the American College of Surgeons Bulletin. Dr. Peacock has presented numerous times at the Kaiser Permanente National Quality Conference and the American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference.

Dr. Peacock received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of San Francisco with an emphasis in executive leadership. Dr. Peacock is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, American Organization of Nurse Leaders and an Affiliate member of the American College of Surgeons. She holds certifications in Nursing Executive Advanced-Board Certified (NEA-BC), Certified Executive of Nursing Practice (CENP), Certified Professional Patient Safety (CPPS), Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (CLSSBB), and is a TEAMSTEPPS master trainer.

To illustrate the importance of continuous quality improvement, by decreasing variation and waste in the clinical setting by using a real improvement project. To present usable knowledge that the DNP audience will be able to use readily in their own practice and organization regardless of your delivery system. Understand the role of the DNP in quality improvement, and strategies for staff engagement.


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