Patient safety

Assignment 7
A Culture of Patient Safety Essay
Write a 1,000 – 1250 word essay on patient safety, based on the Sammer and James (2011) article on patient safety culture. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least two (2) sources in your essay. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.
Your essay should include the following:
In the Hospital Hope scenario, what do you think was the most important factor that led to the change in practice in the SICU?
If you worked in a facility that needed a practice change, what change model (i.e. Lewin’s, ADKAR, John Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice model, IOWA Model) would you use and why?

• Length:1000 to 1250 words; answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner
• Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA format. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment. Your essay must include an introduction and a conclusion.
• References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. A minimum of two (2) scholarly sources plus the textbook are required.

Text: Weiss, S. A. & Tappen, R. M. (2015). Essentials of nursing leadership and management (6th ed.). F. A. Davis Company. ISBN: 9780803636637. Read chapters 10 & 11.
Article: Sammer, C. & James, B. (2011). Patient safety culture: The nursing unit leader role. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing,16(3), Manuscript 3.