CH-Copy of c493 Task 1.docx - C493 Task 1 WGU c493 Task 1 A1 The issue I am seeking at solving in our Imaging Department has to deal with practice I am

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C493 Task 1 WGU c493 Task 1 1/12/2019 A1. The issue I am seeking at solving in our Imaging Department has to deal with practice. I am trying to solve ineffective communication between the interdisciplinary team. I want to improve
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C493 Task 1 communication between ,managers, physicians, nurses and technologists. A1a. Working in a large organization that has managers in different regions can be difficult. There are instances when decisions involving registered nurses (RN) are made without the nurses being involved or aware. Technologists are present in procedures to assist RNs and physicians. Technologists are not always aware of their roles because improper communication is used. In our department we work closely with Interventional Radiologists that have a primary location at a different hospital. The procedures we perform can be very dangerous to our patients if we do not have effective communication. Proper communication is necessary in our department because our priority is safety for our patients. A2. This problem of ineffective communication has been thoroughly investigated within my department. I have reviewed different professional journals related to communication in healthcare, and it is proven that communication is a problem within the healthcare industry (Melnyk & Fineout, 2014). I spoke to my manager before about this improvement of communication and it still seems to be an issue. Physicians and nurses I work with agree that this is a huge problem within our department and we need a solution. A2a. As I investigated the problem, my co-worker reminded me of an incident that had recently happened that was against the Joint Commision Standards. It could have also potentially resulted in monetary penalties to the organization or delay in patient care. The radiologists and managers had met with policy and procedure staff to discuss new guidelines for History and Physicals (H&P). The conclusion
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