potential intervention approaches :– medical staff education – packaging improvements – patient medication safety trainingkeywords H e a l t h M e d i c a l
Applying research skills
Create a 3-5-page annotated bibliography and summary based on your research related to best practices addressing one of the health care problems or issues in the Assessment Topic Areas media piece faced by a health care organization that is of interest to you.
In your professional life, you will need to find credible evidence to support your decisions and your plans of action. You will want to keep abreast of best practices to help your organization adapt to the ever-changing health care environment. Being adept at research will help you find the information you need. For this assessment, you will review the Assessment Topic Areas media piece and select one of the health care problems or issues to research a current health care problem or issue faced by a health care organization that is of interest to you.
Demonstration of Proficiency
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the course competencies through the following assessment scoring guide criteria:
o Identify academic peer-reviewed journal articles relevant to a health care problem or issue and describe the criteria used for the literature search.
o Assess the credibility and relevance of information sources.
o Summarize what was learned from developing an annotated bibliography.
o Analyze academic peer-reviewed journal articles using the annotated bibliography organizational format.
o Summarize a health care problem or issue and describe a personal interest in it and experience with it.
o Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
o Write following APA style for in-text citations, quotes, and references.
Assessment Topic: Medication Errors
A medication error is a preventable adverse effect of a patient taking the wrong medication or dosage, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. Medication errors can be a source of serious patient harm, including death.
Potential Intervention Approaches:
– Medical staff education
– Packaging improvements
– Patient medication safety training
Keywords for Articles:
medication administration, medication errors, medication safety