HCAD 3200 Final Exam.docx - HCAD 3200 Final Exam As the healthcare industry moves into the focus of promoting and sustaining patient care one of the key

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HCAD 3200 Final Exam As the healthcare industry moves into the focus of promoting and sustaining patient care, one of the key primary functions of care providers is enhancing patient knowledge. Patient education remains critical in providing quality care because it focuses on empowering patients so that they can take part in the promotion of community and self-care. Already there is compelling evidence highlighting the value of patients being sufficiently informed. The idea of patients' understanding of their conditions increases the chances of an individual being comfortable with the provided care while adhering to the necessary regimens that enhance their wellbeing. This essay will, therefore, apply the plan-do-study-act model in resolving the issue of slow implementation of patient education in primary care. The plan-do-study-act (PDSA) is an interactive model commonly used in improving access to quality care. The first stage of the model is planning. Planning in this context involves answering the question of what is the quality improvement team seeking to accomplish. In this scenario, the objective is to improve patient education as a means of enhancing the patient's ability to participate in the care process. At this stage, the team will focus on establishing clear objectives with quantifiable targets. The set goals require
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