Click the link hyperlink above or copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://www.patientsafetyfocus.com/patient-safety-current-st.html Read each of the bullet points under three head

Click the link hyperlink above or copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://www.patientsafetyfocus.com/patient-safety-current-st.html  Read each of the bullet points under three headings (Preventable Deaths, Hand Hygiene, and Costs).  Answer the following questions/prompts using outside sources as needed.  All submissions must be a minimum of three pages (not including title page, references, etc.) and written using APA standards/formatting.

  1. Which one statistic (bullet point) under each of the three headings (Preventable Deaths, Hand Hygiene, and Costs) stuck out the most to you?  Why? 
  2. Research and report updated information/numbers for one statistic (bullet point) under each of the three headings (Preventable Deaths, Hand Hygiene, and Costs). 
    1. What changes did you find? 
    2. What do you believe caused the changes? 
  3. Type “Hospital hand washing policy and procedure” into a search engine (i.e.www.google.comwww.yahoo.com, etc.) and answer the questions below.What role does a healthcare organization’s culture play in encouraging staff to follow practices that prevent costly mistakes, encourage proper hand hygiene, and reduce preventable deaths?
    1. What was the purpose of the policy and procedure?
    2. According to the policy and procedure, what is the minimum length of time to wash one’s hands? 
  4. What role does a healthcare organization’s culture play in encouraging staff to follow practices that prevent costly mistakes, encourage proper hand hygiene, and reduce preventable deaths?