1a, Discuss the value of complete and accurate documentation. Provide an example

1a, Discuss the value of complete and accurate documentation. Provide an example from the news or from your professional experience when documentation has proven to be the key aspect in a legal case review. What laws and policies govern proper documentation practices and who establishes these practices?
1b, Explain variance and its common causes in patient care process and outcomes including costs. Analyze the effects of linking quality improvement measures to payment structures. Discuss the effect the various payment structures have on quality outcomes.
2a, Evaluate three different tools developed to manage patient safety issues and educate health care providers. Describe one strength and one limitation of each.
2b, Using personal experience or research, describe best practices that are in place that promote patient, community, and provider safety in the practice setting. In doing so, be sure to include methods to identify and prevent verbal, physical, and psychological harm to patients and staff.
3a, Discuss what other methods are used beyond root cause analysis to analyze and classify medical errors. How do these methods compare to root cause analysis? Which one would you be more likely to choose if you needed to investigate a medical error made on your unit? Why?
3b, Describe the difference between a medical error and a good catch. Use a personal example or find a current example in the news to illustrate your point. Discuss which evidence-based practices are used when evaluating errors and good catches.
4a,Describe what is meant by the term human factors. Take a minute to think critically about your own strengths, limitations, and values. Now think about your team members. How do these areas have an impact on clinical decision-making in relation to patient safety? Be specific. Give an example of flawed clinical decision-making and potential legal ramifications.
4b, Interprofessional teamwork and communication affects patient safety. Provide an example from your professional life of ineffective communication. Next, describe appropriate handoff communication practices. Discuss how proper communication and teamwork made a difference.
5a, Discuss the link between national trends in health information technology (HIT) initiatives and quality improvement. How does this affect patient safety? Provide two specific examples.
5b, Explain how clinical decision support systems (CDSS) impact quality improvement and patient safety. Discuss both the strengths and opportunities for improvement of a CDSS that you are familiar with from your professional setting or research.
APA 7th
**use one source for each question
** sources have to be 5 years old, books are preferred, if using websites do not use any source from .com websites
** Sources can include but not limited to the following;
Fondahn, E., Lane, M., & Vannucci, A. (2016). Washington manual of patient safety and quality improvement. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. ISBN-13: 9781451193558

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