Agility poet study : agility, patient outcomes, and environmental turbulence in acute care nursing practice settings, The
The nursing environment has been cited as a pivotal organizational factor in safety and quality and yet the practice environment is described as turbulent, in a state of unrest, disturbance, agitation or commotion. Environmental turbulence (ET) is defined as an unstable and rapidly changing environment. In this environment, nurses are trying to meet and exceed safety standards and provide care to increasingly complex patients, despite resource scarcity and in the face of increasing interruptions and distractions. Given these circumstances, not surprisingly, ET has been negatively associated with ...
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