Risk Reduction: Preventing Wrong-Site Surgeries

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Option 1

conduct a literature review and internet search for risk reduction strategies aimed at preventing wrong-site surgeries.

For this assignment, you will write a memo addressed to the Chief Nursing Officer. Explain and justify four to six specific strategies that could best prevent a similar event from occurring.

The memo should be well-written and meet the following requirements:

  • Two pages (single-spaced) in length
  • Include at least three references from the peer-reviewed articles. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find peer-reviewed articles.
  • Conforms to CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA.

Option 2

conduct a literature review and Internet search for risk reduction strategies aimed at preventing and managing heel ulcerations.

For this assignment, you will write a brief memo addressed to the Chief Nursing Officer. In the memo, identify and discuss two or three specific process changes that could be implemented to achieve 80% to 90% reliability in preventing and managing heel ulcerations. Then identify and discuss two or three additional process changes that would be needed to reach 95% reliability. Finally, discuss how you would measure the effectiveness of the changes.

The memo should be well-written and meet the following requirements:

  • Two pages (single-spaced) in length
  • Include at least three references from the peer-reviewed articles. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find peer-reviewed articles.
  • Conforms to CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA.

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Running head: PREVENTING WRONG-SITE SURGERIES

Preventing Wrong-Site Surgeries
Name
Institution

PREVENTING WRONG-SITE SURGERIES

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Memorandum

To: The Chief Nursing Officer
From:
Subject: Prevention of Wrong Site Surgeries
Date: 10/9/2017

The rate at which wrong surgical events are taking place is overwhelming. As such, it is
crucial that initiatives be put in place in a bid to prevent the occurrence of the incident. Wrong
site surgery is known to happen when an invasive or surgical procedure is done on the wrong
patient or the wrong part of the body (Butcher, 2011). The situation also occurs when the process
carried out on a patient is not appropriate. However, through embracing the use of efficient
strategies; the event can be shielded from taking place.
One of the strategies that should be utilized is that a checklist should be implemented to
aid the physicians in carrying out surgical procedures. Typically, the list identifies all the
procedures that should be followed when conducting an invasive or surgical procedure (Rollins,
2010). In this case, every operating room should embrace the use of the surgical checklist in a
bid to curb the occurrence of errors during the surgical processes. Regarding this strategy, all the
staff members should be offered with training on how to make use of the checklist.
The use of pre-operative verification is another preventive plan that should use fo...

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