HCA 375 Continuous Quality Monitoring & Accreditation

HCA 375 Continuous Quality Monitoring & Accreditation

Read Chapters 5, 6, and 7 in our textbook. After reviewing this week’s required reading, consider the following scenario. You are the lead of the risk management team that has been assigned to evaluate an incident that has occurred. You will prepare a report for the CEO of the hospital that includes all system failures that contributed to the adverse event as well as create a CQI tool (i.e., Pareto, Fishbone, or Flowchart). You are required to download and use the Adverse Event Template Download Adverse Event Templatedocument to complete the assignment. Note: If you have responded substantively to each of the content items within the assignment document and included your graph of the data as well as the CQI tool illustration, the template document should be between eight to 10 pages.

Part 1: Description of Adverse Event (Complete Part 1 of the Adverse Event Template Download Adverse Event Template)

Medication error
Patient falls
Post-operative hemorrhage
Completing the template:

Adverse Event
Identify the chosen event.
Create a scenario based on your chosen event.
Discuss the incident and what happened.
Identify the health care professionals involved.
Explain the health care professional’s role in the incident.
Historical Background
Discuss the prevalence of the adverse event including historical information (i.e., how often this type of event occurs and prevention methods used by the industry).
Legal and Accrediting Agency Requirements
Address legal ramifications and accreditation agency requirements regarding the adverse event.
CQI Team and Communication
Identify the CQI team members. Based on the members you chose:
Explain how their role within the hospital would benefit your team in identifying and analyzing the cause of the adverse event.
Discuss issues that could arise between the team members when attempting to develop an improvement plan.
Describe the steps you would take as the CQI team lead to make sure that everyone is able to communicate their opinions and recommendations.
Describe barriers or conflicts that could occur within your team regarding effective communication.
Operational or Safety Processes
Discuss at least two operational and safety processes that you would recommend to the team to avoid future events from occurring.
Explain the rationale for your recommendations.
Impact of Event
Discuss the impact on the hospital if the events continue to occur.
Discuss the impact to the patients if the events continue to occur.
NumberofBedsChart.jpg

Note: The number of beds and operating rooms increased from 2017 to 2018.

Part 2: Graph the Data (Complete Part 2 of the Adverse Event Template Download Adverse Event Template)

Once you choose your adverse event, graph the data from the chart above. You will graph Column A and B against the chosen event (i.e., number of medication errors, number of patient falls, or number of post-operative hemorrhages). For example, if I were to choose medication errors, I would enter the details from column A, B, and C. Once your graph is complete, copy/paste it in the space indicated within the template.
Include an analysis of the data within the spaces indicated in the template:
Discuss the frequency of the adverse event as compared to the increase or decrease of patient discharges.
Analyze the data (what is the data telling you?).
Identify the possible factors, in your opinion, that could be attributed to the change.
Part 3: Create the CQI tool (Complete Part 3 of the Adverse Event Template Download Adverse Event Template)

Choose one of the CQI Tools listed below that best aligns with your chosen Adverse Event. Each of the tools listed below are hyperlinked to the Institute for Health Care Improvement website, which discusses and illustrates examples of each type of tool.
Fishbone (Cause and Effect) Diagram (Links to an external site.)
Flowchart (Links to an external site.)
Pareto Chart (Links to an external site.)
Next, you will be responsible for creating the CQI Tool, completing the tool, taking a screenshot, and copying/pasting the screenshot into the space indicated within the Adverse Event Template Download Adverse Event Template.
If you are unfamiliar with these tools, please refer to the recommended readings, specifically the Siriwardena (2009) article from Week 2, Using Quality Improvement Methods for Evaluating Health Care Download Using Quality Improvement Methods for Evaluating Health Care.
Part 4: Future Prevention (Complete Part 4 of the Adverse Event Template Download Adverse Event Template)

After describing the event in Part 1, using a Graph in Part 2 and CQI tool in Part 3, you will apply the PDSA model in Part 4 to summarize the process and steps that your team would recommend to the CEO to prevent this adverse event from reoccurring.

Respond to the items in Part 4 of the template by including the following:
Plan
Identify the problem that caused the adverse event/
Identify your objective.
Identify the team members that will assist in the development of a plan for improvement.
Describe how you would communicate the plan to the stakeholders.
Discuss the reasons for collecting the data associated with the chosen scenario.
Identify where you will pilot the new plan of action.
Identify who, what, or why for your pilot of the improvement plan. (When you implement any new plan of action in a hospital setting, you will do a pilot of the new plan in a small, targeted area or department. For example, if you chose medication errors, a group of patients will be on the same floor [e.g., medical unit, cardiac unit, etc.]. If you chose patient falls, the patients will have the same diagnosis [e.g., hip replacement, etc.]. If you chose post-operative hemorrhage, the patients will have the same type of surgical procedure [e.g., abdominal surgeries, etc.].)
Do
Develop three possible solutions to the problem.
Select one of the possible solutions to implement in the pilot phase.
Discuss the result of the pilot (create your own scenario).
Explain in detail the methods utilized to communicate the improvement process to the area chosen for the pilot phase.
Study
Summarize the data collected.
Discuss how you would measure whether the pilot solution was effective.
List observations.
Discuss any problems that may have occurred in your scenario.
Discuss any communication issues.
Compare your objective in the Plan phase to that of the actual pilot result.
Discuss what needs to be revised in your improvement plan to meet your objective.
Act
Discuss your revised plan.
Describe how you are going to implement the plan hospital-wide.
Describe how you will continually monitor the improvement plan to ensure sustained success.
Determine if one of the steps you are recommending would require a check and balance step.
Discuss why it is necessary. (It is important to keep in mind that some processes require a system of checks and balances.)
Paper Requirements:

The Adverse Event Template document, once completed,

Should demonstrate an understanding of the reading assignments, class discussions, your own research, and the application of new knowledge.
Must have substantive responses within the template and include complete sentences in paragraph format, including citations for each reference listed. Refer to the Writing Center (Links to an external site.) for information on APA guidelines.
Must demonstrate understanding of the reading assignments, class discussions, your own research, and the application of new knowledge. Two of your four sources must be from the University of Arizona Global Campus Library and must have been published within the past five years.
The Adverse Event Reporting paper, in the template,

Must be eight to 10 double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Date submitted
Must use at least four scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Requirements: 8-10 Pages | .doc file

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more
Open chat
1
You can contact our live agent via WhatsApp! Via + 1 (409) 205-8984

Feel free to ask questions, clarifications, or discounts available when placing an order.

Order your essay today and save 30% with the discount code GURUH