Quality improvement for patient safety/ apa nursing

This assessment is designed to highlight the role you play in high quality, safe patient care on a daily basis.

The Scenario

In an effort to continuously improve quality and safety, your manager has asked you to share one example of patient care from your experience. My submissions will be used to help facilitate an upcoming training. I am currently working in the hospital ICU.

Grading Rubric

Case summary 10% of the grade. (Fully summarize the patient case and the situation.)

Student/Nurse role 15% of the grade. (Fully describe the students’ (or the nurse’s) role in the patient care situation.)

Patient role 15% of the grade. (Fully explain the role the patient played in their own quality- or safety-related situation.

Patient care and the outcome 15% of the grade. (Fully evaluate the relationship between the patient’s care and the outcome.)

The care environment 15% of the grade. (Fully identify how the care environment affected the situation, including the nurse or provider, the patient, and the outcome.

Quality model 15% of the grade. ( Fully determine whether a quality model was used. If yes, the case study accurately identify and thoroughly explain it. If not, the case study accurately identify one that could have improved the situation.

Outcome Improvement/ Prevention of adverse outcome 10% of the grade.  (Fully explain the actions that might be taken to improve the outcome or prevent an adverse outcome in the future.

Communication 5% – Concise with exceptional attention to detail and free of errors.

Note : APA format and at least 3-4 references.

         Thank you.

In a 700- to 875-word case study, address the following:

  • Identify a patient care case from your own practice experience that involves quality and safety. Note: If you are not practicing or have not practiced, 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.