Choose a nonclinical situation at work where something went wrong. Dissect it using a root-cause analysis structure to identify what went wrong and discuss how you might ensure that it doesn’t happen again.
The long-term care center has 225 beds and provides the highest level of patient care, according to ongoing Department of Health Services annual surveys. The Director of the long-term center has the overall responsibility of ensuring the continuing high level of quality outcomes while also concurrently keeping the facility as risk free as practical. You and the Director have just returned from an annual Long-Term Care Association symposium where you were both introduced to some new groundbreaking initiatives regarding the differences between risk management and quality improvement. Earlier in the week, the Director called for a meeting of the center’s […]
What is the relationship between contamination and infection? Explain how a patient colonized with an infectious agent differs from a patient who has an infection. What is their recommended treatment and how does their treatment differ and why?
problem 2.7 Define terms Empty Calories vs. Nutrient Dense -Examples of peer reviewed journals -Understand epidemiological studies. What can they not determine? case control- cohort- prospective- retrospective- -Difference between control group and experimental group -quackery, testimonials, red-flags -Why can anyone spread nutrition misinformation? What protects them? -Who is responsible for safety and effectiveness of drugs, etc. -What are disclaimers?
problem 2.8 Number 1 cause of undernutrition in the U.S. -Convert Pounds to Kilograms and vice versa -Supplements are considered what? (Thanks to DSHEA Act of 1994) -Anecdote -Placebo and Placebo Effect -Understand the Scientific Method (figure 2.2) -Epidemiological Study