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Focused Case Study: Error/ Near Miss Event
From last week's video assignments, select the topic for this week's assigned paper.
Your options are^Dennis Quajd^Twins, Josie King, or Lewis Blackman's story.
There are several other videos, articles, and even a book (Josie’s Story by Sorrell King (2009) that you may use as further references to assist you in making your decision.
**FYI! Although bath of these cases involve pediatric patients, you do not need in-depth pediatric knowledge to note the problems that occurred. I hope both of these stories cause you to stop and think for some time prior to making your decision. Both stories are very powerful!!
**Lookat the processes that occurred during the care of the patient(s) that are indicated in the case and in the dialogue with parents, Josie’s mom continues to travel the world speaking to groups of medical providers. Lewis' morn also continues to share his story.
Assignment
• Develop a two page (content) paper that:
o Identifies one problem in the care of this patient
o Identify a plan of how the outcome could have been improved.
o Discuss the presence of any ethical or unethical decision making in the case.
0 What ethical nursing theory could apply in this case (See Butts & Rich Chapter 9)?
o Use references to support your points (minimum of four references)
Grading Rubric
v' Identification of a problem 2 points
J Discussion of a specific plan to improve the outcome 6 points
J Discussion of ethical or unethical decision making 4 points
s Discussion of the nursing theory that could apply 4 points
J Spelling, grammar, APA throughout the paper 4 points
o (no errors- 4 points, 1-2 errors = 3 points, 3-4 errors = 2 points 5-6 errors = 1 point, greater than 6 errors = 0 points)
include a title and reference page.
Please note that APA is worth a total of four points. Please make every effort to have zero APA errors to ensure your receiving all four points.
**You will not be penalized for writing more than 2 pages.
***There are many different issues in this case so not everyone will have the same answer, plan or interpretation of the selected case study.
You may set up the case study as follows:
Problem
Plan
Decision-Making
Nursing Theory

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