PSO Toolkit

Last updated April 2016 

Table of Contents  WORD

1.  PSO Brochures  PDF
2.  PSO Policy Template  WORD
3.  PSO Primary Contact Handbook  WORD
4.  CPS PSO Access to Website  PDF
5.  Workforce Confidentiality Agreement  WORD
6.  PSO Education Template for Workforce  POWERPOINT
7.  PSES Workgroup Education Template  POWERPOINT
8.  PSO Overview for Executives  POWERPOINT
9.  PSO Reporting Guidelines  WORD
10. Sample Letter for Surveyors  WORD
11. Crosswalk for HACs and SREs  EXCEL

Have questions about updating your policy (Section 2 above)? Contact Eunice Halverson.

**The contents of this toolkit are for internal use by Center for Patient Safety PSO Participants.  May not otherwise be photocopied, published or reproduced in whole or in part without the permission of the Center for Patient Safety**


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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