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- Communication Improvement 2
- Culture of Safety 1
- Education and Training
- Error Reporting and Analysis 4
- Human Factors Engineering 4
- Logistical Approaches 1
- Quality Improvement Strategies
- Specialization of Care 1
- Technologic Approaches 2
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 1
- Identification Errors 1
- Medical Complications
- Medication Safety 1
- Surgical Complications 3
Search results for "Education and Training"
Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; April 2018.
This report summarizes progress in patient safety improvement in the past decade and reviews the 2017 activities of the Patient Safety Authority, including an update on efforts to standardize their reporting processes and to reduce health care–associated infections in nursing homes. The report also summarizes the new 5-year strategic plan for the agency that explicitly emphasizes a focus on improving diagnosis.
Inspiring Ideas and Celebrating Successes: A Guidebook to Leading Patient Safety Practices in Ontario Hospitals.
OHA Patient Safety Support Service. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Ontario Hospital Association; 2006.
This report shares successful patient safety strategies employed in Ontario hospitals to address medication safety, patient incident management, infection issues, and administrative process improvements.
Journal Article > Study
Assessing the effectiveness of engaging patients and their families in the three-step fall prevention process across modalities of an evidence-based fall prevention toolkit: an implementation science study.
Duckworth M, Adelman J, Belategui K, et al. J Med Internet Res. 2019;21:e10008.
Researchers sought to assess the effectiveness of a fall prevention toolkit in engaging patients and families in fall prevention. They used several different modalities to foster engagement including an electronic medical record version, a paper version, and a version displayed on the patient's bedside monitor. All three methods were effective.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by Frances Healey, RN, PhD, Fall Prevention, December 2011
This piece discusses the multiple, complex causes of falls in hospitalized patients along with prevention strategies.
Journal Article > Review
Spoelstra SL, Given BA, Given CW. Clin Nurs Res. 2012;21:92-112.
Analyzing literature on fall prevention, this review provides evidence to guide nurse administrators in developing fall prevention programs.
Journal Article > Study
Chen KH, Chen LR, Su S. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:138-143.
ASQ Quarterly Quality Report. Milwaukee, WI: American Society of Quality; October 2008.
This report describes strategies for health care institutions to prevent never events, based on results of a 2008 survey of quality professionals.
Tools/Toolkit > Toolkit
Ann Arbor, MI: National Center for Patient Safety; 2004.
The National Center for Patient Safety created the Falls Toolkit to assist VA facilities in implementing or improving falls prevention efforts. The toolkit provides information on (1) designing a falls prevention and management program; (2) effective interventions for high-risk fall patients; (3) implementing hip protectors for high-risk fall patients; and (4) educating patients, families, and staff on falls and fall-injury prevention. The web version of the toolkit includes a falls notebook for practitioners implementing a program, media tools, and additional resources.