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Keywords

expert panel, evidence-based practice, national standards, nursing standards, quality improvement

 

Authors

  1. Schiemann, Doris PhD
  2. Moers, Martin PhD

Abstract

This article describes the model of the German Network for Quality Development for developing, consenting, and implementing evidence-based national nursing standards. The advantages and challenges of implementing these expert standards are discussed. Finally, the influence of the national standards on the profession and quality policy is outlined.