Evidence-Based Paper (EBP) Guidelines for Concept Map Presentation “A Sentinel Event is defined by The Joint Commission (TJC) as any unanticipated event in a healthcare setting resulting in death or serious physical or psychological injury to a patient or patients, not related to the natural course of the patient’s illness.”
Two sentinel events happened in a hospital in 1 month.
A. 50 year old male in ICU passed away after suffering from Ventilator associated Pneumonia. Patient was vented after surgical removal of right lung lobe. It was post op day #9. B.
45 year old female passed away from overdose of patient controlled analgesic (PCA). Patient was placed on PCA after laparoscopic bowel resection.
It was post op day #3. Write 1000 word paper on how to prevent any future such sentinel events. A hardcopy of EBP with attached Turnitin Report showing Similarity Index of 15% or less must be submitted to your Clinical Instructor.
GUIDELINES – Introduction to topic
A 1. (at least 10) and education for prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia – Evidence related to stated Guidelines from 2 peer reviewed journals Introduction to topic
B 2. Guidelines (at least 10) and education for prevention of PCA induced adverse event – Evidence related to stated Guidelines from 2 peer reviewed journals – Conclusion
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