The nurse-sensitive indicators for the majority of clinical areas are collected through National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators® (NDNQI). The rates for falls and falls with injury are improving year over year. This year the Hendrich II Fall Risk Model was implemented through electronic documentation.
Skin breakdown is a critical measure of nursing quality. The measurement of unit-acquired skin breakdown at stage II or greater is the national indicator.
The two human resources indicators used for the nurse-sensitive indicators are voluntary nursing turnover and agency use.