The purpose of this assessment is to better understand the role of the baccalaureate-prepared nurse in enhancing quality improvement (QI) measures that address a medication administration safety risk.

This will be within the specific context of patient safety risks at a healthcare setting of your choice. You will do this by exploring the professional guidelines and best practices for improving and maintaining patient safety in health care settings from organizations such as QSEN and the IOM. 

Overview of Assessment 3-1 Explain factors leading to a specific patient-safety risk focusing on medication administration. 

Explain evidence-based and best-practice solutions to improve patient safety focusing on medication administration and reducing costs. 

Explain how nurses can help coordinate care to increase patient safety with medication administration and reduce costs.

 Identify stakeholders with whom nurses would coordinate to drive safety enhancements with medication administration.