Risk Management in Healthcare APA Style Question
Discussion Prompt 1-3 Paragraphs
Medication errors are quite common. Discuss how risk management can help a facility reduce medication errors to prevent litigation. What actions can be implemented to reduce major deficiencies leading to medication errors?
Support your ideas with at least one scholarly source (you may use your text), and use terminology you learned this week. Cite and reference your sources using APA Style.
Part 2 (Please Separate this part to a different Word Document)
Week 5 Assignment: Risk Management for Medical Malpractice Case Study Paper
Objective: Identify risk management strategies to address medical malpractice within a healthcare setting.
Read one of the case studies about medical malpractice below.
- 45 Years After the Tuskegee Syphilis Study Ended, the Legal Fallout Lives on in Federal Court: Report
- Patient Safety and Medical Malpractice: A Case Study
Then, answer the following questions:
- From a risk management perspective, what could have been done to prevent malpractice litigation?
- What can be done in the future? Explain your rationale.
Create a two- to- three-page paper in APA Style. Include a title page and a reference list. You must cite and reference at least two sources in your paper.