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Nursing Safety Practices

Patient safety practices have been defined as “those that reduce the risk of adverse events related to exposure to medical care across a range of diagnoses or conditions.” 

The purpose of adequate nursing safety practices is to protect the patient from adverse events.


Course:

Nursing Education (Tennessee, course code# 5507)

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Pedagogical Approach

None

Learning Outcomes

Standard 4.0  The student will compare and contrast between basic human needs during health and emergency illness for the client/patient and analyze ways to maintain dignity and respect for all persons.

4.1  Demonstrate a knowledge of safety practices.

Assessment

None

Other Information

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK2681/

http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/30safe.htm

http://www.nursezone.com/nursing-news-events/more-news/10-Best-Practices-for-Patient-Safety_33666.aspx

 

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