WGU Accreditation Audit RAFT Task 2: Root Cause Analysis of a sentinel event A Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of a sentinel event is completed to immediately investigate and respond to possible inductions involving the death or injury of a patient. (Joint commission, 2013). Purpose of this report - To execute a Root Cause Analysis for a Sentinel Event occurrence at Nightingale Hospital. Sentinel Event - Child Abduction Date of Issue/Incident – Thursday September 14, at 12:30 PM Background of Issue/Incident - A three year old female patient was brought to Nightingale Hospital by her mother for an outpatient surgical procedure. The mother asked the pre-op nurse how long the procedure would take, because she had to tend to another child and would need to leave for a short while.
With the riots getting more violent and closer, the crew decides to move to safety. However, Daniel’s wife, Teresa, pleads for Costa to help get his injured daughter to the hospital. After a couple serious moments, Costa successfully takes Belén, Daniel’s daughter, to the hospital. He then meets with Daniel for the first time after he ran away, and there, Daniel thanks him mucho for saving his daughter’s life. To show his thanks, Daniel gives Costa a gift that consists of a small container of water.
Atkin informed Melia that, pursuant to Dillion’s policy, the police would be called and a complaint would be filed. Atkin indicated this process would take approximately 45 minutes. Since he had recently been released from the hospital with a heart condition, Melia requested that he be allowed to telephone his wife and explain why he would be late returning home. Atkin initially refused, but later relented and allowed Melia to call his wife. A police officer arrived at the store and investigated the alleged incident.
Pregnant women could preregister at 20 weeks when they come to the hospital to get the ultra sound done to determine the baby’s sex. This way when they are ready to deliver they could skip the registration process. 2. If a cesarean is scheduled, admission could be done 3 hours before the operation that way the admin paperwork is complete. 3.
Hegwine was offered the job contingent on successful completion of a physical examination, nor was she was told what constituted “successful results”. She completed her exam two days later and in the process of filing out the medical history form she disclosed she was pregnant. In the exam Dr. Ostrander also learned of her pregnancy and instructed her to have her primary physician complete her medical clearance. Her primary gave her clearance of 20-30 pounds initially, and Hegwine reported for duty two days later, it was then that Cox learned that Hegwine was pregnant, which he sent Hegwine home until confirmation of her medical examination. Learning this information Longview Fibre increased the lifting requirements two additional times to a maximum of 60 pounds, claiming it was a bona fide occupational qualification and rescinded her offer of employment as her because her availability did not permit her to perform the job.
The nurse applied new dressing in the wound and medical decision was established. I would code this scenario 99212. • A mother brings in her 6-month-old male child for a routine wellness
For instance, my grandmother raised me and when she was sick with kidney disease, she needed me to take her back and forth to her dialysis appointments three times a week. Due to the fact that she was my grandmother, I had to prove that she had raised me and provide the information from her doctor of the seriousness of her condition, and provide her dialysis schedule to my employer to ensure that I would get her to those appointments on time. At first my employer did not want to grant me the time off as I was a key person in the office. However, after talking with the Employee Relations Department and providing everything that was required, I was granted the time I needed with no problems. The Human Resources (HR) departments has been influenced by the FMLA as there has been more request for this leave with the past five years compared to 15 years ago.
Gina knew that prenatal care should start before getting pregnant, but she did not know the medical system in the U.S.A. Therefore, she only went to see a doctor after eight weeks into her pregnancy. Gina visited her obstetrics and gynecology doctor once a month until the 8th month, around the 32nd week. After 32 weeks, the doctor asked her to visit every two weeks. She visited her doctor every week after the 36th week until the labor.
My Personal Perspective of Nursing Nursing is a profession that I have admired for over fourteen years. It was not until my aunt had a stroke that I began to pay attention to the profession. I would go to the hospital and sit with her every night for hours at a time. The nurses would come in to care for her and explain everything they were doing. After a couple of weeks of being in an out of the hospital visiting her, I told her daughter and son-in law that I thought I could be a nurse.
I called aides and nurses to start continuous care for patient, meaning they would be there 24/7 providing care. Later that evening the patient’s family called and informed me she had died. This disease affects each patient and family differently. The main objective is to provide palliative care and comfort to family, whether it be emotional, spiritual, or psychological. I also would provide family support and encourage