October 15, 2012 | By: Calevir
For patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) safety can be a challenge. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and TeamSTEPPS now offers a module and guide for “Improving Patient Safety Systems for Patients with Limited English Proficiency: A Hospital Guide.” Check out available materials including videos, handouts, and train-the-trainer materials. Additional resources can be found at http://teamstepps.ahrq.gov/.
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The Center for Patient Safety believes that collaboration and sharing are the best ways to drive improvement. We strive to provide the right solutions and resources to improve healthcare safety and quality.