HLT 308V (Risk Management and Health Care Regulations) Entire Course

HLT 308V (Risk Management and Health Care Regulations) Entire Course

 

HLT 308V Week 1 DQ 1

 

The American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) has outlined the minimal components of a risk management program. Describe a minimum of three of those elements and evaluate if the elements are present in your organization’s risk management program, or describe how they can be included in a risk management program of a health care organization. In addition, provide examples with one peer-reviewed reference to support your response.

 

HLT 308V Week 1 DQ 2

 

Briefly describe how your organization’s risk management program (or a health care organization) could addresses social media and patient information privacy. Provide three examples and support your analysis with one peer-reviewed reference.

 

HLT 308V Week 2 DQ 1

 

Review your organization’s risk management policies as they relate to the Americans With Disabilities Act and workers’ compensation. What is the process for reporting an incident? If there is not a policy, detail how you would go about getting a policy developed and approved within your organization or any health care organization. Provide one peer-reviewed reference to support your response.

 

HLT 308V Week 2 DQ 2

 

Describe the purpose of a root-cause analysis. Discuss an example of any issue that would necessitate a root-cause analysis. You may use an incident from a referenced article, textbook, or personal experience. Support your analysis with one peer-reviewed reference. Identify the actions that would need to be taken to correct the issue.

 

HLT 308V Week 3 DQ 1

 

The Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) was implemented to allow patients to state “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNS), or to assign a surrogate decision maker in the event the individual is unable to make the decision. What relationship does an ethics committee have in enforcing the advance directives of the patients in their care? Support your analysis with one peer-reviewed article.

 

HLT 308V Week 3 DQ 2

 

In 2011, the Center for Medicine and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a list of health care-acquired conditions (HACs). What actions has your health care organization (or health care organizations in general) implemented to manage or prevent these “never events” from happening within their health care facilities? Support your response with two peer-reviewed articles.

 

HLT 308V Week 4 DQ 1

 

The Joint Commission introduced the National Patient Safety Goals to address patient safety issues within health care organizations. Determine three patient safety issues that are being addressed by your health care organization. Identify the actions the organization is taking or identify three issues that you think need to be addressed by health care organizations. Make suggestion for actions to be taken. Support your responses with two peer-reviewed references.

 

HLT 308V Week 4 DQ 2

 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), and The Joint Commission (TJC) have identified the necessity for health care organizations to have a risk management program to address infection control. Detail three measures that your health care organization (or any health care organization) needs to address in the delivery of safe health care services. (Example: Placing hand washing devices at all of the public entrances of the health care facility). Support your response with two peer-reviewed references.

 

HLT 308V Week 5 DQ 1

 

Health care organizations are facing many challenges from various regulatory and government agencies. For insight, to the challenges of health care reform, view the video “College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Do we know what our future is?”

http://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/nur508_healthcare-reform-video-series-v1.1.php

Based on this video, explain two key factors that you feel will need to be addressed by future health care workers and health care leaders. You can download slides from this video within the media piece.

 

HLT 308V Week 5 DQ 2

 

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 focused on provider compliance with fraud, waste, and abuse laws. Identify three measures that your health care agency (or a related health care agency) has initiated, or could initiate, to comply with these measures. Support your analysis with two peer-reviewed articles.

 

 

HLT308V Week 1 – Elements of a Risk Management Program

 

Details :

In 1,000-1,250 word paper, conduct a review of the risk management program for new employees in a health organization. Include the following:

  1. Explain the steps for presenting a risk management program to new employees.
  2. Evaluate the presentation for compliance with the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM).
  3. Propose recommendations for inclusion in the program or changes that you would make to further improve the program or meet compliance.
  4. Examine the administrative process of management the risk program.
  5. Support your analysis with three peer-reviewed references, which may include your textbook.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

 

 

HLT 308V Week 2 – Risk Management Assessment

 

Details:

This assignment builds on the review of risk management in the “Elements of a Risk Management Program” assignment.

In a 1,250-1,500-word paper, discuss techniques for maintaining a successful risk management program by doing the following:

  1. Refer to chapter 7, “Techniques for Managing Safety,” in Risk Management in Healthcare Institutions: Limiting Liability and Enhancing Care.
  2. Identify two major categories of risk in your health care organization.
  3. Explain how you would apply the three elements of risk management that you selected in the “Elements of a Risk Management Program” assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

 

 

HLT 308V Week 3 – Collaborative Learning Community: Educational Program on Risk Management: Outline of Topic

 

Details:

This is a CLC assignment.

CLC groups will develop an outline for a presentation on risk management based on the previous “Risk Management Assessment” assignment. This outline will form the basis for the PowerPoint presentation assigned in Topic 5.

The 700-750-word outline will cover a topic chosen in the previous “Risk Management Assessment” assignment and include three objectives.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

 

 

HLT 308V Week 4 – Organizational Risk Management Interview

 

Details:

Interview a health care provider on how an organization can prevent the spread of infectious disease within the facility. Include the following:

  1. Identification of the challenges the organization faces in controlling infectious diseases.
  2. Risk management strategies used in the organization’s infection control program, along with specific examples.
  3. Monitoring and maintaining the risk management program.
  4. Based on the interview, provide your impression of the organization’s risk management program. Support your rationale by citing references.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

 

 

HLT 308V Week 5 – Collaborative Learning Community: Educational Program on Risk Management Presentation

 

Details:

This is a CLC assignment.

Create a PowerPoint presentation on one of the selected categories of risk identified in the “Educational Program on Risk Management: Outline of Topic” assignment.

The 20-25 slide presentation will consist of:

  1. Objectives of the educational session.
  2. A description of the three major elements of the selected topic.
  3. Data to support the need for educational session.
  4. Strategies for implementation.
  5. How you will evaluate the educational session.
  6. Speaker notes.
  7. Citations from six references to support the topic.

While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

 

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