The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is a federal agency whose focus is to increase the quality and safety of the U.S. health care system.  In this assignment, you will become familiar with the organization’s mission, programs, and resources.

Step 1:  Address the following questions using clear paragraph headers

  • Provide a brief overview of the agency’s mission, programs, and resources.
  • Describe at least 3 ways in which nurses can utilize the organization’s programs and resources.
  • What is the STEPPS program?
  • Describe a situation in your place of employment where the STEPPS program could be useful.