Our Perspectives on Safety section features expert viewpoints on current themes in patient safety, including interviews and written essays published monthly. Annual Perspectives highlight vital and emerging patient safety topics.
Joan Stanley is the chief academic officer at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). We spoke to her about how undergraduate professional nursing education integrates the... Read More
This piece discusses how undergraduate professional nursing education integrates the topic of patient safety into classroom and clinical instruction, and how this affects patient safety as a whole.
Cheryl B. Jones is a professor, director of the Hillman Scholars Program, and interim associate dean of the School of Nursing’s PhD program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We spoke... Read More
This piece focuses on workplace violence trends in healthcare settings and strategies for creating a safer healthcare environment.
This piece focuses on the importance of patient safety following the end of the public health emergency and how organizations can move beyond the pandemic.
Patricia McGaffigan is the Vice President for Safety Programs at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and President of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety. We spoke to... Read More