Discussion #4

In  a recent meeting with the Director of Risk Management, you have been  informed that the patient falls on your unit have increased by 15% over  the last 12 months. You are asked to develop an immediate plan to reduce  the incidence of patient falls.

 Question #1

a) Describe the CQI method/model you will use to develop a plan for reducing patient falls.

b) Provide an example for each step of the method/model.

 Question #2

a)  As the Nurse Leader, examine how to address the occurrence of patient  falls on your unit by using an evidenced-based approach.