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Journal of Nursing & Interprofessional Leadership in Quality & Safety (JoNILQS) is an open-access, peer-reviewed online journal focusing on practical quality improvement initiatives that have the potential to improve patient outcomes over a broad spectrum of healthcare settings. Its target audience and contributors include nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals, researchers, and administrators concerned with improving healthcare outcomes.

Published in spring and fall, the journal was launched in fall of 2016. The first issue highlights quality improvement and safety projects initiated by Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduates for their DNP capstone projects. Subsequent issues will address specific areas of practice improvement, including administrative, clinical, and healthcare-related initiatives.

The JoNILQS editors are faculty members at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s School of Nursing. JoNILQS is co-published by The TMC Library.

Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1 (2018)

Review Article

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Meta-analysis of the Effects of Exercise Interventions on Obese Adolescents
Brandy E. Strahan PhD, RN; Hyochol Ahn PhD, MS-ECE, MS-CTS, APRN, ANP-BC; and Jonathan Shuster M.Sc., Ph.D.

QI Report/Quality Improvement Study

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Evidence-Based Skin Champion Program Reduces Pressure Injuries in a Pediatric Hospital
Alexandra Luton MN, RN, NCNS-BC; Mary D. Gordon PhD, RN, CNS-BC; Megnon Stewart MSN, RN; Ellena Steward-Scott MSN, RN; Joellan Mullen MSN, RN, CCRN-K; Angela Jones MN, RN, NE-BC; and Joseph Hagan ScD

Special Features

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Scientific Proceedings of the Texas Children’s Hospital’s 16th Session of the Advanced Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Program
Arjun M. Dangre BDS, MPH; Kelly Wallin MS, RN, CHSE; Gertrude A. Leidich MBA, RN; and Angelo P. Giardino MD, PhD

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Scientific Proceedings of the Texas Children’s Hospital’s 17th Session of the Advanced Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Program
Arjun M. Dangre BDS MPH; Kelly Wallin MS RN CHSE; Gertrude A. Leidich MBA, RN; and Angelo P. Giardino MD, PhD