To prepare for this Assignment:
MY POLICY IS STAFFING RATIOS
Review the health care policy that you selected in Week 1.
Analyze your selected policy in relation to patient quality of care and safety.
Relate your policy to IHI Triple Aim initiatives (found in the Resources).
Examine the Assignment rubric for additional information and guidance.
Write a 2- to 3-page paper utilizing the health care policy you selected in Week 1 and 2.
Respond to the following prompts:
In what ways does your policy address safety, quality, or improved outcomes of care for patients based on the Triple Aim initiatives?
Does your policy do an effective job of addressing the issue? Why or why not? Be specific and use examples.
Explain the role of the nurse in addressing the quality and safety standards within your policy.
Based on your assessment of the effectiveness of your policy on patient safety and quality of care, as well as your research from Weeks 1 and 2, what
position do you plan to take in your Position Paper (which is due in Week 5)? Be specific on your viewpoint and reasoning.
Support your position with scholarly references in addition to weekly resources.
Analyzed ways the policy addresses safety, quality, and/or improved health outcomes related to the Triple Aim initiatives.
Analyzed the effectiveness of the policy on addressing the issue.
Explained the role of the nurse in patient safety and quality improvement
Determined an initial position on the policy based on an assessment of the effectiveness on patient safety and quality of care.