NURE 291 Module Three Case StudyDirections: Use this case vignette to answer the questions below. Write type 2-3 paragraphs using in-text citations from the readings. APA format required

At an acute care hospital, a change in the process of medication administration is occurring because the unit is piloting use of a bar coding system for medication administration. 

One month after the barcoding system was initiated, the nursing unit receives information from the Performance Improvement Department identifying that a significant decrease in the timeliness of administration of antibiotics has been noted. The nurse manager has written several reprimands for the staff involved. Using concepts from the chapters and required articles, answer the following questions.

Discussion question one:

1. Is this nurse manager taking an appropriate approach to this problem? Address the concept of “Blame or a Culture of Safety”, addressing the concept and the problems with it.

Discussion question two:

During this same time, the nurse educator and the students notice that additional patient ID bands have been placed on the side rails of the beds. The instructor explains that this is a form of a “work around”, allowing the staff to more easily scan the patient’s ID band for the barcoding system. 

2. What are the inherent risks associated with work arounds and this one in particular?

 

attached are articles used for discussion related to medication administrations. Please use citations from articles provided. 

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NURE 291 Module Three Case StudyDirections: Use this case vignette to answer the questions below. Write type 2-3 paragraphs using in-text citations from the readings. APA format required

At an acute care hospital, a change in the process of medication administration is occurring because the unit is piloting use of a bar coding system for medication administration. 

One month after the barcoding system was initiated, the nursing unit receives information from the Performance Improvement Department identifying that a significant decrease in the timeliness of administration of antibiotics has been noted. The nurse manager has written several reprimands for the staff involved. Using concepts from the chapters and required articles, answer the following questions.

Discussion question one:

1. Is this nurse manager taking an appropriate approach to this problem? Address the concept of “Blame or a Culture of Safety”, addressing the concept and the problems with it.

Discussion question two:

During this same time, the nurse educator and the students notice that additional patient ID bands have been placed on the side rails of the beds. The instructor explains that this is a form of a “work around”, allowing the staff to more easily scan the patient’s ID band for the barcoding system. 

2. What are the inherent risks associated with work arounds and this one in particular?

 

attached are articles used for discussion related to medication administrations. Please use citations from articles provided. 

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