Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Assignment
The goal of this activity is to allow the student to integrate concepts discussed
throughout the semester related to quality, safety and health IT. The paper will
provide a platform for the student to discuss ideas and observations from past or
current work environments related to quality improvement.
From your work or residency environment, discuss an area where you witnessed
or assisted with quality improvement to improve overall safety. Integrate
concepts discussed or learned throughout your experience and education to
develop the discussion and formulate quality improvement outcomes.
The paper should be no more than 5 pages in length (not including references), be
fully referenced by relevant sources, and include at least the following sections:
II. History of the problem
III. Discussion of the solution
IV. Relevance to Quality and Safety in a Healthcare Environment