Disclosure and Litigation
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Complete the week’s reading and view the Safe Patient Project video about Linda: Katy, TX, then answer the following questions:
a. What was the error(s) in the case presented in the video?
b. Why do you think the error(s) happened? What might the contributing factor(s) be in this situation?
c. Imagine you are this patient’s physician and are meeting with the family member to describe what happened. How would you communicate the error?
d. Do you believe there is a link between how the error was disclosed and the actions the family member took afterward? Explain your answer.
Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of one scholarly source from the Ashford University Library, cited in APA format.