Accountability This discussion is based on a story of an


Accountability

This discussion is based on a story of an 18-month old named Josie King that lost her life because of a medical error. Josie’s mother used the settlement money to create the Josie King Foundation to help reduce the mortality rate by encouraging hospitals to adopt patient-safety programs.

Read the Josie’s Story Teaches Hospitals How to Become Safer

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/clinical-care/josies-story-teaches-hospitals-how-become-safer

  1. Read the following safety techniques for patients: 
    • For Caregivers
      1. https://josieking.org/resource-center/for-caregivers/
    • Patient Safety
      1. https://josieking.org/from-the-experts/patient-safety/
  2. Complete the Patient Safety – Quality Improvement activity that will give you some insight into the problem. 
    • https://josieking.org/patient-safety-quality-improvement-modules/
    • Read each of the six (6) modules lessons.
    • Take the qui z for each.
  3. Watch the Josie King Story video.
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=JeVcXhvPvbU&feature=youtu.be
  4. Write your feelings about Josie and the culture of hiding mistakes and the approximately 98,000 persons that die each year in America because of medical errors.
  5. Answer the questions as thoroughly and concisely as possible. 
    • Be sure to reference any works that you utilize in answering the questions (Be sure that references are in APA format).

Use all links provided to complete the assignment.

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