OverviewEach new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. The Institute of Medicine(IOM), the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), and the National League of Nursing (NLN) have emphasized the importance of quality improvement in patient care and the critical role nurses play in ensuring quality standards are met. Today, practicing nurses and nursing students are not well prepared to assume responsibility for quality improvement across various healthcare settings. Recent IOM reports strongly support the need for nurses to be more knowledgeable about quality improvement, participate actively in quality improvement initiatives, and to assume a leadership role in quality improvement. Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing serves as a comprehensive resource for teaching practicing nurses and nursing students about the importance of improving patient care and reducing errors through quality improvement. The text focuses on the practical aspects of quality improvement and the nurse's role in the process, while acknowledging the importance of an inter-professional approach. In addition, the text focuses on the current state of healthcare quality in the US, critical trends in preventing errors, data, analysis, and planning and implementing change to reach improvement. The author connects quality improvement to technology and the role of the patient while emphasizing the importance of engagement and nursing leadership.