just culture patient safety

Patient Safety Writing Assignment Patient safety is paramount to Nursing & health care delivery. As nurses we literally hold patient safety in the palm of our hands. However personal responsibility is a good start, it is imperative that as professionals we create a Just Culture of patient safety. The purpose of this assignment is to read, analyze and synthesize the information in the following 3 articles regarding patient safety: • The Patient safety chain: Transformational leadership’s effect on patient safety culture, initiatives & outcomes *hard copy given the first day of class • ANA Position Statement Just Culture *hard copy given the first day of class • To Err is Human • View the videos on the Black board LMS Goal: To understand and be able to demonstrate the nurse’s responsibility in patient safety, reducing medical errors and creating a Just culture. Objective: the student will: • Read the 3 articles • Write a 3-5 page narrative demonstrating knowledge of the history of a Just culture and the leadership style most consistent with this concept. • Demonstrate an understanding of the 3 classes of human behavior that create predictability in error occurrence by applying one of the classes to a personal incident you experienced note what actually happened in terms of how it was handled and how you felt as a result. • Take the same experience and apply the Just Culture approach. • Demonstrate knowledge of APA format ( title & reference page, in-text citation, 3-5 page content)