Has the process of accreditation really improved the quality of care being provided to patients?
Watch the following video in preparation for this assignment:
Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). (2010). Introduction. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu-Ffub6WHk
Use what you learned from the video, the module’s required readings, and your own research to answer the following questions in your paper.
- Discuss the purpose of accreditation. Has the process of accreditation really improved the quality of care being provided to patients?
- Identify and discuss the process of accreditation for the chosen agency.
- Discuss some of the standards they look for when they go on-site. Are the standards rigorous or vague?
- Do these agencies make the results of their surveys public? How could knowing this information be beneficial to patients?
Length: Submit a 3-page paper.
SLP Assignment Expectations
Assessment and Grading: Your paper will be assessed based on the performance assessment rubric. You can view it under Assessments at the top of the page. Review it before you begin working on the assignment. Your work should also follow these Assignment Expectations.
Written Assignment – What Would You Do Differently
Discuss what lead to errors in the video you watched for this assignment
Discuss what lead to errors in the article you read for this assignment
Reflect on how you will practice nursing differently based upon what you have learned.
Grammar, APA and Organization
Your written assignment this week is to reflect on a video and an article. In each tragic case discuss what lead to error in the system. In a paragraph or two reflect on how you might practice differently based on what you have learned in this module.