Define the organizational culture of your health care organization
As you have noted in this course and in your practice, nurses have an integral role in promoting a just culture focused on patient safety in their health care organizations. Determining resources to prevent error and improve patient safety can often be a battle, and this scenario illustrates how one organization makes strides to make sure resources are available in the interest of patient safety. As you review the scenario, consider the nurse’s role in promoting a just culture in your practice setting.
By Day 3
Post a description of the role of the staff nurse for promoting quality in a high-performing health care organization. Define the organizational culture of your health care organization, or one with which you are familiar, and identify the leadership style of the CEO and CNO in your organization. Explain how your senior leadership supports—or does not support—changes that require financing/budget to support patient safety. Describe the strategies you might be able to implement to move your health care organization to a high-performing organization
Sources to use:
Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™ (SOPS®) | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (ahrq.gov)
Bashaw, E. S., & Lounsbury, K. (2012). Forging a new culture: Blending MagnetÂ® principles with Just Culture. Nursing Management, 43(10), 49–53. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NUMA.0000419492.49675.25