Raising a red Flag: Reporting Near Misses in Health Care
- Describe what is meant by a near miss in health care.
- Discuss why near misses are underreported.
- Summarize the importance of reporting near misses.
- Describe some successful near miss reporting systems.
The learning resource includes a printable handout with references. It includes three case studies describing near misses. The content author was Patricia Ebright, faculty at Indiana University School of Nursing. The project is a component of NEAT (Nursing Education and Technology).