Discussion Question: The Joint Commission determines the highest priority patien
The Joint Commission determines
the highest priority patient safety issues and how best to address them,
including as a National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG). Access the Joint Commission
website for the most current NPSGs. Select one or more NPSGs and address the
following: Explain the rationale for applying the NPSG in nursing practice.
Discuss some of the benefits and/or challenges of implementing the NPSG in a
health care organization? How does appropriate application of the elements of
performance in the NPSG reduce negative patient outcomes?
initial post(s) should be your response to the questions posed in the
discussion question. You should research your answer and cite at least one
scholarly source when appropriate, and always use quality writing. The
discussion board is never a place to use text language or emoticons. Discussion
must be 400 words or more. References do not count toward word count.
The Joint Commission (2020). National patient safety goals (NPSG). https://www.jointcommission.org/standards/national-patient-safety-goals/