Quality and Safety in Practice

Quality and Safety in Practice

Assignment Content

This assignment is designed to highlight the role you play in quality, safe patient care on a daily basis. Quality has a very specific definition in this class, so please make sure to read the weekly readings before doing this assignment.

Identify a patient care case from your own practice experience that involves quality and safety. Note: If you are not practicing or have nor practice, use a case that has received media attention or one from the textbook.

Summarize the situation.

Describe your (or the nurse’s) role in the patient care situation.

Explain the role the patient played in their own quality- or safety-related situation.

Evaluate the relationship between the patient’s care and the outcome.

Identify how the care environment affected the situation, including the nurse or provider, the patient, and the outcome.

Determine whether a quality model was employed. If yes, identify and explain it. If not, identify one that could have improved the situation.

These models are from your required weekly reading, but models identified in alternative peer-reviewed references will be accepted.

Explain what actions you might take to improve the outcome or prevent an adverse outcome in the future.

Correctly cited 2-3 references in APA format and included a reference page or slide in APA format.

Quality and Safety in Practice

 

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Quality and Safety in Practice

Assignment Content

This assignment is designed to highlight the role you play in quality, safe patient care on a daily basis. Quality has a very specific definition in this class, so please make sure to read the weekly readings before doing this assignment.

Identify a patient care case from your own practice experience that involves quality and safety. Note: If you are not practicing or have nor practice, use a case that has received media attention or one from the textbook.

Summarize the situation.

Describe your (or the nurse’s) role in the patient care situation.

Explain the role the patient played in their own quality- or safety-related situation.

Evaluate the relationship between the patient’s care and the outcome.

Identify how the care environment affected the situation, including the nurse or provider, the patient, and the outcome.

Determine whether a quality model was employed. If yes, identify and explain it. If not, identify one that could have improved the situation.

These models are from your required weekly reading, but models identified in alternative peer-reviewed references will be accepted.

Explain what actions you might take to improve the outcome or prevent an adverse outcome in the future.

Correctly cited 2-3 references in APA format and included a reference page or slide in APA format.

Quality and Safety in Practice

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