This a Root Cause Analysis Paper.
I am a nurse and I need a made up story about any situation that occurred that could have potentially caused harm to a patient. It could be a near miss, a patient fall, a medication error, or a patient acquiring a hospital associated infection.This a suppose to be a narrative so please make the story sound real as if I am writing it and it actually happened. I have uploaded some information that I hope helps.
- Briefly present the situation, error/adverse event or case study. This is the â€œwhat happened?â€ portion of the RCA. Do not include any organizational, patient or staff identifiers. Be sure to include the impact on the patient, family and staff involved.
- Next, present â€œwhy did it happen?â€ portion of the RCA. Identify the contributing factors to the incident.
- Include a Cause & Effect Diagram (Fishbone Diagram) to illustrate the contributing factors to the adverse event (appendix)
- APA format with a title page. Maximum 4 pages in length (excluding title page & Appendix).