Key Features

  • An overview of the NCSBN Practice Breakdown Initiative introduces the TERCAP® assessment tool and provides a helpful framework for understanding the scope of problems, along with NCSBN’s approach to addressing them.
  • Coverage of each type of practice breakdown systematically explores errors in areas such as clinical reasoning or judgment, prevention, and intervention.
  • Case Studies provide real-life examples of practice breakdowns and help you learn to identify problems and propose solutions.
  • Chapters on mandatory reporting and implementation of a whole systems approach offer practical information on understanding TERCAP® and implementing a whole systems approach to preventing practice breakdowns.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview: NCSBN Practice Breakdown Initiative
  2. Practice Breakdown: Medication Administration
  3. Practice Breakdown: Clearly Communicating Patient Data and Clinical Assessments
  4. Practice Breakdown: Attentiveness/Surveillance
  5. Practice Breakdown: Clinical Reasoning or Judgment
  6. Practice Breakdown: Prevention
  7. Practice Breakdown: Intervention
  8. Practice Breakdown: Interpretation of Authorized Provider Orders
  9. Practice Breakdown: Professional Responsibility and Patient Advocacy
  10. Mandatory Reporting
  11. Organizational Use of TERCAP: Shifting From a Quality Management to a Whole Systems Approach

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323079358
Electronic ISBN:
9780323189088
Electronic ISBN:
9780323172776
Print ISBN:
9780323065177