Needs Assessment Analysis

Needs Assessment Analysis

Paper details:

•Identify the data points needed for the assessment.
•Explain the use of a needs assessment when developing a change management project related to your topic: My topic: Develop a root cause analysis for prevent 30 days Hospital Readmission.
•Summarize the process of developing a needs assessment.
•Describe the role of the nurse administrator in conducting a needs assessment.

Include a minimum of four peer-reviewed resources, and develop a reference page formatted consistent with APA guidelines

Using Root Cause Analysis to
Reduce All

Cause Readmissions
Howard Dubin
, MD
Test Your Problem Solving Skills
If you had two U.S. coins totaling 55 cents
and one of the coins was NOT a nickel, what
are the two coins?
Can a man living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
be buried west of the Mississippi?
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What is Root Cause Analysis (RCA)?
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The process used to identify the origin of a
problem

Uses a specific set of tools to determine:

What happened?

Why it happened?

How to prevent it from happening again
Root Cause Analysis Basics
Symptom of the problem.
“The Weed”
Above the surface
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The
Underlying Causes
“The Root”
Be
low the surface
The word
root, in root cause analysis, refers to the
underlying causes, not the one cause
What Root Cause Analysis is NOT
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Used to blame any
one person or group
Pulling the RCA Community Team Together

The RCA team is;

Cross

setting

Multidisciplinary

Inclusive of staff directly involved if possible

Includes Physicians

Has support of leadership

Everyone on the team is EQUAL

Everyone leaves their badge outside of the room
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A Readmission happens….

now what?
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