This course explores best practices for keeping patients safe, as well as how to report safety events when they occur. Safety events are those events that harm, could cause harm, or negatively impact a patient. However, it is also important to note that a situation without injury or consequences may still be considered a no harm safety event or near miss.
Topics covered include:
- Safety Event Levels
- Safety Event Reporting
- Sentinel Events and Serious Reportable Events (SREs)