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
- Medication safety
- Hand hygiene
- Accurate documentation and use of EMR
- Use of new technology
- Caregiver competency
- Surgical Attire
- Retained surgical items
View the full list of patient safety issues on Becker’s ASC Review website.
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