This is due on Sunday March 17, at 9am EST , and APA must
be use throughout the entire paper. The similarity scores cannot be more than
15% and must include a reference page , and abstract and a title page . The
entire paper must consist of 12 pages minimum of which 8 pages for part 1 and 4
pages minimum for part 2. In text citation must be use and proper grammar must
be use and all points in the assignment
must be address clearly.
Part 1:You have been asked to perform a root cause
analysis as part of a team on a health and safety issue related to a sentinel
event in the health care industry. For assistance in a root analysis, visit the
following Web site: httpss://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_80.htm
Draft a paper of 8 pages that includes the following steps
in a root cause analysis:
the identification and definition of a health and safety problem related
to a sentinel event in the health care industry.
common health and safety issues include blood-borne pathogens and
biological hazards, potential chemical and drug exposures, waste
anesthetic gas exposures, respiratory hazards, ergonomic hazards from
lifting and repetitive tasks, laser hazards, hazards associated with
laboratories, and exposure to radioactive material and x-ray hazards.
may be in the form of patient or employee falls, medication errors,
needlesticks, skin rashes, burns, cuts, crushed fingers, pressure sores,
electrocution, health care facility acquired illnesses (termed nosocomial
infections in hospitals), and something being left inside the patient
following surgery that was not supposed to be there.
most common and expensive injuries are pressure sores and infections.
this specific health and safety issue by doing the following:
a short literature review ofat least 10–15 articles concerning
how the issue is being addressed by members of the health care industry.
may want to use this Web site for assistance: httpss://www.library.arizona.edu/help/tutorials/litreviews/whatis.html.
5–10 articles, minimum.
how widespread the issue is within the health care industry.
the root cause analysis process, identify at least 5–7 possible causal
the root cause analysis process, identify the probable root cause(s).
Part 2 ( 4 Pages all
in APA format )
To recommend your solution to the problem, add a section of
4 pages that includes answers to the
is the importance of implementing a quality improvement process to reduce
the incidence of the safety issue?
would be a method of application of the quality process to the safety
Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) standards are met by the
implementation of this method?
your work in a scholarly manner, using APA format.