Demonstration of Proficiency
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
• Competency 1: Analyze the elements of a successful quality improvement initiative.
o Apply evidence-based and best-practice strategies to address a safety issue or sentinel event.
o Create a feasible, evidence-based safety improvement plan.
• Competency 2: Analyze factors that lead to patient safety risks.
o Analyze the root cause of a patient safety issue or a specific sentinel event within an organization.
• Competency 3: Identify organizational interventions to promote patient safety.
o Identify existing organizational resources that could be leveraged to improve a plan.
• Competency 5: Apply professional, scholarly, evidence-based strategies to communicate in a manner that supports safe and effective patient care.