March 6, 2012 | By: Calevir
MOCPS is proud to support NPSF’s Patient Safety Awareness Week, an annual education and awareness campaign for health care safety taking place this week.
The theme for 2012 is Be Aware for Safe Care, reflecting the need to involve everyone-from patients to providers-in ensuring the safety of our health care process.
Each year, health care organizations take part in the event by to create awareness and promote resources for patient safety.
Below is a list of resources available during Patient Safety Awareness Week developed and made available by several national organizations:
Additionally, be on the look-out for information about the MOCPS-sponsored annual Missouri Patient Safety Awareness Month in April as we continue our efforts to promote learning about and prevention of medical mistakes locally, regionally and statewide in Missouri!
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