Healthcare Provider Toolkit

This toolkit will assist individuals and organizations with educating health care providers and
patients about safe injection practices. Any health care provider that gives injections (in the form
of medication, vaccinations, or other medical procedures) should be aware of safe injection
practices. Partners of the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC) helped to create the materials
in this toolkit and distribute these materials throughout their individual organizations.

Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings provides
healthcare workers and patients with a variety of resources including guidelines for providers,
patient empowerment materials, the latest technological advances in hand hygiene adherence
measurement, frequently asked questions, and links to promotional and educational tools
published by the WHO, universities, and health departments.

Overall Perceptions of Patient Safety: Central Line Insertion Checklist

This checklist is used to document activities that are considered standard practice in a critical
care unit before, during, and after a central line procedure. It helps to ensure that all processes
related to central line placement are executed for each line placement, thereby leading to a
reliable process.

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PSO Case Law: Ungurian v. Beyzman, et al., 2020 PA Super 105:

A recent Pennsylvania case shows how courts narrowly interpret the PSQIA, ignoring the D & A pathway and the clear language of the Final Rule. (Ungurian v. Beyzman, et al., 2020 PA Super 105). The cour

Joint Commission New Sentinel Event Alert 61: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants:

The Center for Patient Safety wants to share this important harm-prevention advice from The Joint Commission and its Sentinel Event Alert: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants. The Joint Commis

CPS Safety Watch/Alert – Culture Can Improve the Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms:

Issue: A number of events reported co CPS’ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) demonstrate poor handoff communication about the patients’ infectious disease status Examples include: Patient with

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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.