Newspaper/Magazine Article

Education is “predictably disappointing” and should never be relied upon alone to improve safety.

Education is “predictably disappointing” and should never be relied upon alone to improve safety. ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. June 4, 2020;25(11).

Interventions to improve safety must include a range of tactics to ensure success. This article discusses how educational efforts alone will not reliably result in lasting change, human-centered weaknesses inherent in educational approaches and shares a model of overlapping actions required to generate sustainable system improvement.