Nurses play a critical role in CLINICAL RISK MANAGEMENT, CLINICAL GOVERNANCE, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT TO ENSURE SAFE AND QUALITY PATIENT CARE.
To ensure safe and quality patient care a Registered nurse must have variety of leadership skills. Engaging patients effectively in their care is one of those skills. Reflect upon and critically discuss WHY patient participation is important in maintaining quality and safe patient outcomes in healthcare.
Discuss STRATEGIES that Registered nurse can use to reduce patient risk in practice by including their patients in their care.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TASK:
Use current literature to support the discussion (peer reviewed from year 2013 up to present).
Identify relevant literature and other sources of evidence to explain the importance of effective patient engagement as an important aspect of the nurse’s leadership role and how that engagement impacts on the delivery of safe and quality patient care.
contains purposeful introduction outlining some general background to the topic, an aim, and purpose and themes for discussion. (approximately 150 words).
BODY OF ASSIGNMENT-
will constitute about 80% of the word limit and provide key arguments supported by literature. The body is organised in paragraphs of approximately of 150 words with each paragraph focused on explanation of one idea. There should be a logical progression of ideas demonstrated by logically linked arguments/ discussion made in each paragraph. Each paragraph should commence with a topic sentence and end with a link to the next paragraph. Here to critically discuss WHY patient participation is important in maintaining quality and safe patient outcomes in healthcare. And Discuss STRATEGIES that Registered Nurse can use to reduce patient risk in practice by including their patients in their care.
paragraph should provide a summation of ideas, draw together the discussion, present no new material and offer your position drawn from the discussion. Approximately 150 words.