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Complete the Gap Analysis Tool attached for the project involving improving VTE/DVT compliance and importance of caprini assessment completion by physicians by following the instructions that accompany it.
Write a 350-word summary in which you:
Describe the differences between the current practices (current state) and the best practices (ideal state).
Assess the barriers that need to be addressed before successful implementation of best practices can occur.
Identify a SMART objective for each best practice identified in your gap analysis.
*current state: caprini assessments are not being completed by physicians in order to acquire a proper risk score for patients. VTE/DVT orders for prophylaxis not always being followed through
barriers include:physicians not completing caprini assessments upon admission (bypassing the tool), education about importance of caprini assessments.