Nursing

Needs to be at least 500 words with at least 3 scholarly articles within the past 5 years.

Week 5: Patient Safety and a Culture of Safety

A shift in paradigm is occurring across the United States from volume- to value-based care. Reflect upon your organizational culture to address the following.

  • Describe the culture of your organization as it relates to patient safety.
  • Identify one opportunity to improve patient safety outcomes. Propose a strategy for the implementation of this improvement initiative.
  • Describe the current technology used to support patient safety. Identify the potential unintended consequences of this technology. Propose solutions to address these potential consequences.
  • Describe an incident in which patient safety was or had the potential to be compromised due to an emphasis on volume-based care.