module 2

This discussion is based on a story of an 18-month old named Josie King that lost her life because of a medical error. Josie's mother used the settlement money to create the Josie King Foundation to help reduce the mortality rate by encouraging hospitals to adopt patient-safety programs.


1. Read the 

Josie's Story Teaches Hospitals How to Become SaferLinks to an external site.

2. Read the following safety techniques for patients:


For Caregivers Links to an external site.


Patient Safety Links to an external site.

3. Watch the 

Josie King StoryLinks to an external site.

4. Write your feelings about Josie and the culture of hiding mistakes and the approximately 98,000 persons that die each year in America because of medical errors.

5. Answer the questions as thoroughly and concisely as possible.

· Be sure to reference any works that you utilize in answering the questions (Be sure that references are in APA format).

6. Please respond to at least one (1) of your classmate's posting.