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What does NHPPD stand for?

NHPPD stands for Nursing Hours per Patient Day

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The following measures will be added: skill mix, nursing hours per patient day, voluntary turnover, patient fall prevalence rate, patient falls with injury, the Practice Environment Scale, registered nurse education, and registered nurse certification.
Nursing-sensitive indicators, such as those found in ANA's National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI)[R], administered by the University of Kansas School of Nursing, offer measures of the nursing workforce through nursing hours per patient day, processes of care and patient outcomes.
A rigid approach to defining programs based strictly on absolute nursing hours per patient day fails to consider the interplay of these variables, can cause over-investment in payroll, and create programs which are not responsive to the market.
Kerry Rodgers: "If you would look at clause 53 of our award, the ratios and the Nursing Hours Per Patient Day can be expressed as an equivalent.