Safety, Quality, and Informatics Instructions
Identify a major patient-safety issue within your organization (falls in a nursing home) and use
evidence-based best practices and technology to develop a plan to improve the safety issue.
Use sub headings for all of the following:
1.Describe a patient safety issue and explore likely causes of the issue while evaluating currently used organizational processes for handling patient safety issues in terms of the evidence-based concepts, principals, and practices that contribute to quality improvement and patient safety.
- Analyze the legal and ethical consequences of not addressing patient-safety issues and describe the impact on the organization from a financial and regulatory perspective.
- Evaluates evidence-based interventions, including technology, to address specific patient-safety issue
to determine the most appropriate intervention for the organization and the safety issue.
- Analyze the most effective strategies to overcome specific organizational barriers to change.