Option #1: Failure Mode Effects Analysis
The deliverable for this assignment is a paper and a completed Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA). First, identify a common operational challenge (such as emergency room waiting time, operating room turn-over, timely patient discharge) in healthcare organizations and use the FMECA tool to identify potential failure modes. Then, for the top three modes, develop 2-3 tactics to prevent the failure. To assist you, here is a brief video on how to use a FMEA (Links to an external site.).
Your paper must meet the following requirements:
4-5 pages in length, not including the cover page and reference page.
Follow the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements (Links to an external site.). Each paper should include an introduction, a body with at least two fully developed paragraphs, and a conclusion.
Be clear and well-written using excellent grammar and style techniques. Be concise. Be logical. You are being graded in part on the quality of your writing. If you need assistance with your writing style, start with Tools for Effective Writing at the CSU-Global Library, accessible from the Librarys homepage.
Support your paper by using a minimum of two or three scholarly sources. The CSU-Global Library is a great place to find these resources.