Essay on Wgu Accreditation Audit Aft2 Task 3
AFT2 Accreditation Audit
October 10th, 2014
Tracer Patient Audit
With an audit by the Joint Commission (JC) in the near future, Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) is performing a tracer patient survey to measure our compliance and identify issues that are in need of remediation. The practice of this type of survey tracks a patient’s care for the duration of their stay starting from the admission process and ending when they are discharged. This system allows us to assess our strengths and weaknesses concerning policy, procedures, and systems in place to provide quality care in conjunction with the standards set forth by the JC.
Summary of Tracer Patient Audit Findings This particular …show more content…
Corrective Action Plan
To correct the deficiencies reveled in the tracer patient audit will require a revise and retrain approach. This will require input from job roles that contributed to the issues at hand as well as the leadership team to put these new ideas into action. The first part of the plan will involve revising the policy. This has three parts which consist of: 1. Conduct group meetings to seek input on possible changes that would seek to correct the stated issue 2. Using gained employee input create and revise policy as needed to require that a complete history and physical be performed within 24 hours of admission in accordance with Joint