Health Care Delivery Systems Week 3 DQ
1. You are on the patient safety committee at your hospital. Your
assignment is to identify two sources related to safety. One
resource must relate to the individual nurse, and the second must
relate to the practice and work environment. Identify the ANA
website and use this site to identify the resources.
2. Mrs. Langman is in the hospital recovering from hip
replacement surgery. Her surgery involved insertion of a new type
of hip replacement prosthesis and newer postsurgical care. The
advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is preparing her
discharge medication and rehabilitation prescriptions. The staff
nurse is preparing to transfer Mrs. Langman to a rehabilitation
facility. The nurse educator is conducting bedside rounds to
explain the new prosthesis and related postoperative care.
a. Discuss the roles of the staff nurse, APRN, and nurse educator.
b. What is the educational preparation for each role?
The Health Care Delivery System
Community Hospital is a 400-bed urban hospital, one of six
hospitals in a health care system. The nursing department of the
hospital is applying to the American Nurses Credentialing Center
for Magnet status. Nursing units are working on a number of
projects to prepare for the Magnet application process