Part 1: Articles/scholarly articles (assignment is about falls in the nursing home)
Two pieces of peer-reviewed scholarly evidence or best practices from professional organization:
For each resource you find, address the following:
Provide the APA citation for the resource.
Summarize the resource in one or two sentences.
Explain in one or two sentences how the evidence or practices from the resource pertains to your patient safety topic.
Briefly discuss if the evidence or practices from the resource could help reduce costs.
Part 2: Paper The purpose of this assignment is to better understand the role of the baccalaureate-prepared nurse in enhancing quality improvement (QI) measures to address patient safety risk at a health care setting (falls in nursing homes)
identify a quality improvement (QI) initiative in your health care setting
Be sure that your plan addresses the following:
Explain factors leading to a specific patient safety risk.
Explain evidence-based and best-practice solutions to improve patient safety related to a specific patient-safety risk and reduce costs.
Explain how nurses can help coordinate care to increase patient safety and reduce costs.
Identify stakeholders with whom nurses would need to coordinate to drive safety enhancements.
Communicate using writing that is clear, logical, and professional, with correct grammar and spelling, using current APA style.
Length of submission: 3–5 pages of content plus title and reference pages.
Number of references: Cite a minimum of 4 sources of scholarly or professional evidence that support your findings and considerations. Resources should be no more than 5 years old.
APA formatting: References and citations are formatted according to current APA style.