Tools Available to Improve Safety of LEP Patients

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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