Nursing HLT-308V – Organizational Risk Management Paper

Nursing HLT-308V – Organizational Risk Management Paper

Nursing HLT-308V – Organizational Risk Management Paper


Choose a local health care organization to conduct an interview with an appropriate risk management employee. Your current employer or a different health care facility in your community could be the organization. To meet the requirements of this assignment, acute care, urgent care, large multi-provider private medical clinics, assisted living facilities, and community/public health clinical facilities are all excellent options. Make sure to choose someone who can provide enough information about how that organization manages risk within its facility to answer the questions below.


In your interview, address the following:

  1. Identification of the challenges the organization faces in controlling infectious diseases.
  2. Risk management strategies used in the organization’s infection control program, along with specific examples.
  3. How the facility’s educational risk management program addresses key professional issues, such as prevention of negligence, malpractice litigation, and vicarious liability.
  4. Policies the facility has implemented that address managing emergency triage in high-risk areas of health care service delivery.
  5. Strategies the facility utilizes to monitor and maintain its risk management program.

Post-interview, compose a 750-1,000 word summary analysis of the interview to include the questions above as well as the following elements:

  1. A brief assessment of the organization’s risk management program, including what works well and what could work better (the pros and cons).
  2. Action steps you would take to improve the program. Select one area and provide your rationale and possible steps required to implement your suggestion.

Cite appropriate references as needed to support your statements and rationale.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

NOTE: Plagiarism will be checked before submitting so IF MORE THAN 19% of the total assignment matched Plagiarism, Student will get 0 grade!


1. Risk Management in Healthcare Institutions: Limiting Liability and Enhancing Care

Read Chapters 10-12 inĀ Risk Management in Healthcare Institutions: Limiting Liability and Enhancing Care.

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