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Web Resource > Multi-use Website
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.
This Web site provides access to educational resources for risk managers including articles, quizzes, and webinars covering a variety of patient safety topics.
Kadcyla (ado-trastuzumab emtansine): drug safety communication—potential medication errors resulting from name confusion.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; May 6, 2013.
This announcement describes the risk of medication mix-ups associated with the use of an incorrect nonproprietary name for a breast cancer drug.
Audiovisual > Audiovisual Presentation
National Patient Safety Foundation. March 3, 12, and 26, 2014.
This webinar series featured three sessions that covered root cause analysis, patient engagement, and health information technology as strategies to reduce diagnostic errors. Speakers included Dr. Gordon Schiff, Dr. Tejal Gandhi and Dr. Mark Graber. Session materials and additional resources are also on the site.
Journal Article > Commentary
E-learning on risk management. An opportunity for sharing knowledge and experiences in patient safety.
Agra Y, García-Álvarez V, Aibar-Remón C, Aranaz J, Villán Y, Recio M. Int J Qual Health Care. 2018 Nov 8; [Epub ahead of print].
Online courses enable employees to obtain training across communities that face financial challenges or are geographically dispersed. This commentary describes the development and implementation of an electronic risk management course in Spain to help participants learn how to design patient safety improvement projects. The projects developed were disseminated in a free online database. The authors found their approach to be well-received and highlight team development and transferability of the project results as elements of their program that facilitated engagement and success.