NSG/468 Phoenix Week 1 Quality and Safety in Practice Paper NSG/468: Influencing Quality Within Healthcare
Wk 1 – Quality and Safety in Practice
This assignment is designed to highlight the role you play in quality, safe patient care on a daily basis.
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.
Explain what actions you might take to improve the outcome or prevent an adverse outcome in the future.
Format your assignment as one of the following:
-18- to 20-slide presentation
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
What is the difference between quality and patient safety?
While responding to this question, make sure to address the following:
-Describe the difference.
-Explain your rationale.
-Cite specific examples from practice or literature.