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Creating a Culture of Patient Safety Workshop. Virginia Mason Institute. October 15–17, 2014; Seattle, WA.
Sentinel Event Statistics 1995–2014. The Joint Commission.
2014 EMS Patient Safety Conference.
Center for Patient Safety. November 12, 2014; Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City, MO.
Patient safety issues in prehospital care are receiving increased attention. This conference will highlight thePlan-Do-Study-Act cycle and safety culture as areas to help prevent errors in emergency medical services.
Lack of emergency medical services documentation is associated with poor patient outcomes: a validation of audit filters for prehospital trauma care.
Laudermilch DJ, Schiff MA, Nathens AB, Rosengart MR. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;210:220-227.
Pediatric Patient Safety in the Emergency Department.
Krug SE, ed. Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources and the American Academy of Pediatrics; 2010. ISBN: 9781599402123.
The association between EMS workplace safety culture and safety outcomes.
Weaver MD, Wang HE, Fairbanks RJ, Patterson D. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16:43-52.
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Strategy for a National EMS Culture of Safety.
Irving, TX: American College of Emergency Physicians; 2013.