5 Results for Patient Safety

Learn about the latest checklist tweaks that are bringing OR teams together for more consistent and effective safety checks. Find give tips to boost safety checklist use and team engagement.

AORN is stressing more nurse involvement with OR design, construction and day-to-day maintenance. Get up to speed with the latest standards and take your seat at the table.

Here’s how Elizabeth Kingsbury, MSN, RN, CNOR improved compliance and team engagement with Time Out, Sign In, Introductions, and other key safety elements of her hospital’s Surgical Safety Checklist.

Use Time Out 2023 on June 14 to pause and improve commonly reported risks that impact safety, suggests Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, FACS, Joint Commission Chief Patient Safety Officer and Medical Director.

Anesthesia Alert: Patients who use marijuana are at increased risk for negative outcomes.