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Top 10 Patient safety Issues

02 Feb

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Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN, CEO and executive director of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), discusses the top 10 patient safety issues facilities should tackle in 2011.

  • Surgical site infections
  • Sharps
  • Medication safety
  • Hand hygiene
  • Accurate documentation and use of EMR
  • Use of new technology
  • Caregiver competency
  • DVTs
  • Surgical Attire
  • Retained surgical items

View the full list of patient safety issues on Becker’s ASC Review website.

(image via www.e-learningstrategy.sa.gov.au )

 
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