This assignment is designed to have a greater understanding of regulatory agencies and accreditation bodies, including their functions, public reporting requirements, and how they impact quality and safety. This will help you to recognize how different bodies collaborate for optimum functioning.
Select and evaluate a regulatory agency or accrediting body.
Discuss the history of the agency or body.
Explain the reason for its existence.
Summarize the agency’s public reporting of quality indicators:
Analyze the impact the agency or body has on quality at each level of healthcare:
Cite at least 2 sources in an APA-formatted reference page.
Format your assignment in the following:
25% – Fully evaluate the regulatory agency or accrediting body, discussing the history of the agency or body and explaining the reason for its existence.
25% – summarized the agency’s public reporting of quality indicators, including frequency where they are reported and why public reporting of these metrics is important.
20% – Fully explain how the agency body operates its current functions, organizational structure, and governance.
20% – Analyzed the impact that the agency or body has its own quality at each level of health care including health care organizations, nursing practice and patient care.