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Understanding Nonpunitive Reporting

Understanding Nonpunitive Reporting

This interactive tutorial focuses on the concept of nonpunitive reporting of errors in the healthcare setting. The stated learning objectives are:
  • Define the terms cuulture of safety and culture of blame.
  • Explain what is meant by nonpunitive reporting of erros in health care.
  • Summarize why nonpunitive reporting 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.

The learning resource includes a printable handout with references. The content author was Patricia Ebright, faculty at Indiana University School of Nursing. The project is a component of NEAT (Nursing Education and Technology).



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