A Culture of Patient Safety
Read this article:
Sammer, C. & James, B. (2011, September 30). Patient safety culture: The nursing unit leader’s role. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing,16(3), Manuscript 3.
In the Hospital Hope scenario, what do you think was the most important factor that led to the change in practice in the SICU?
If you worked in a facility that needed a practice change, what framework would you use and why?
Length: 1250 words in length
Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA format. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment. Your essay must include an introduction and a conclusion.
References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. A minimum of two scholarly sources plus the textbook are required.
Select a health care facility or service (e.g., hospital, physician practice, long-term care facility, ambulance service, pharmacy, or skilled nursing facility).
Design a 700- to 800-word proposal for a process improvement or cultural change that would affect all levels of staff in the organization (e.g., Lean Six Sigma or Studer Group).
Cite 1 reputable references to support your assignment (e.g., trade or industry publications, government or agency websites, scholarly works, or other sources of similar quality).