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2.5 Assessment Details
2.5.1 Summary

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Type of Collaboration: Individual
Due: Sunday, Week 6, (11:59pm): 4 September 2022
Submission: Online via Turnitin
Format: One fle only, saved in Microsoft Word.
Length: 800 words
Curriculum Mode: Professional Task

Rationale:
Examining case-studies of real-life quality failings allows for an in-depth exploration as to the causes which led
to the event. Case studies provide an opportunity to reflect on the event to identify lessons learnt and develop
recommendations to prevent similar future quality failings.
Description: For this task, students will be asked to critically examine a real-life patient safety failing. Students
will conduct an examination of a patient safety failing to identify important insights into key elements of patient
safety, identify lessons learnt and to provide recommendations for system improvements and present their fndings in
a ’brief’ of the event. Further students should provide recommendations as to quality and safety principles so far in
the subject could be applied to prevent similar incidents in future practice.
Criteria:
– Clear and concise summary of the quality and safety failing with nil inconsistencies and identifying all key points.
– Clear and concise summary of recommendations as to how the principles of quality and safety learnt so far in the
subject could be applied to prevent similar incidents in the future
– Use of academic tone and language to convey message in a professional and concise manner including proper use
of spelling and grammar
– Evidence and use of scholarly resources to support argument
Resources:
Baker, R.G. The contribution of case study research to knowledge of how to improve quality of care. BMC Quality
and Safety 20 (1). Available from:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs.2010.046490
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Marking Criteria:
Students will be assessed using the following criteria (full Rubric on subject vuws site),
· Clear and concise summary of the quality and safety failing with nil inconsistencies and identifying all key points.
· Clear and concise summary of recommendations as to how the principles of quality and safety learnt so far in the
subject could be applied to prevent similar incidents in the future
· Use of academic tone and language to convey message in a professional and concise manner including proper use
of spelling and grammar
· Evidence and use of scholarly resources to support argument
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