Toolkits

General Toolkit Websites

Alarm Safety

Blood Clot Prevention

Business Case for Quality and Safety

Clinician and Staff Support

Communication and Teamwork

Consumer Involvement

Falls

Healthcare-Acquired Infections

Health Disparities, Literacy and Cultural Competency

Medication Safety

Pressure Ulcers

Process Redesign

Quality Improvement

Surgical

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The Second Victim Experience – Train-the-Trainer Workshop:

Most health care providers adjust well to the multitude of demands encountered during an unexpected or traumatic clinical event. Providers often have strong emotional defenses that carry them through and l

PSO Alert: Fall Risk:

The Center for Patient Safety issues this alert regarding falls based on our data analysis. Falls are a difficult and long-standing challenge for providers. While the majority of events report no harm, fal

Are Critical Thinking Skills becoming Extinct?:

As an RN for nearly 30 years, I’ve seen many changes in the healthcare arena since I started as a Student Nurse Assistant in 1986. I recently had a discussion with other healthcare providers regarding th

It’s time for healthcare organizations to partner up with a Patient Safety Organization. Are you ready?:

It’s time for healthcare organizations to partner up with a Patient Safety Organization. Are you ready? Hospitals have an approaching deadline to sign up with a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for

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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.