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Raising a Red Flag: Reporting Near Misses in Health Care
Learners will be able to:
  • Define the terms culture of safety and culture of blame.
  • Explain what is meant by nonpunitive reporting of errors in health care.
  • Summarize why nonpunitive is important and who is responsible for it.
  • Suggest ways to make nonpunitive reporting effective in your organization.
  • Describe an example of a nonpunitive reporting policy.
This lesson defines what a near miss is. Then examines how to report them.
Estimated Time to Complete LO
15-20 mins
medications, errors, meds, responsibility, responsible, causes, patients, safety, omissions, commissions, health, healthcare, health care, systems, nurses, consequences, cultures, blame, culture of safety, blame, cycle of error, complicated systems, reporting, reporting errors, fair, just, internal reporting system, nonpunitive, non punitive, ethical guidelines, organizational reporting guidelines, Voluntarily report, Reporting a colleague, AORN, near miss, close call, Health Studies Institute, Institute of Medicine, IOM, Association for Healthcare Research & Quality, AHRQ,
Copyright © 2008
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Other Properties
Primary Subject:Patient Safety
Format:Mini Lesson


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