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The following patient safety data were obtained for a facility:
Which of the following most likely used only one patient identifier?
Which of the following actions has the greatest impact in reducing harm?
Even when appropriate process are in place, error can occur, understanding this, leader coordinating any safety program should focus on:
Under conducting a sentinel event review, a RCA:
Which of the following is an example of a “never event” or sentinel event?
Each of the following activities are part of an organization’s patient safety program, except
Safe environment can be best achieved by involving:
To develop the organization’s patient safety culture, the CPHQ will not
A patient is transferred to a neighboring hospital for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam. Due to a misinterpretation of orders, the procedure is performed on the wrong part of the body.
Which of the following should the healthcare quality professional do?
In the Institute of Medicine’s report “Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for 21st the Century”, several aims for improvement were articulated which included the following EXCEPT:
To best achieve low rate of harm in spite of inherent risks in healthcare, an organization must;
The most important components of a patient safety program are
The concept of “patient safety” applies most appropriately to
Which of the following interventions has the least likelihood of improving patient safety in a hospital?
First task of a newly established quality council for implementation of safety
Strategic goals and objectives relate to patient safety activities
A Quality Council has decided that a Patient Safety Committee needs to be established to oversee the patient safety program. The Quality Council has asked this committee to prepare a Patient Safety Plan that would guide the program. A key factor that needs to be considered for the long-term success of the patient safety program is to
Which of the following is the most effective way to prevent accidental intravenous administration of epidural bupivacaine (a local anaesthetic) due to epidural catheters being inadvertently attached to intravenous lines?
Which of the following is true regarding medical errors
Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) can enhance patient safety by
Which of the following are the primary reasons for developing drug formularies?
In the operating room, who is the most appropriate individual to initiate the “time- out” process?
The key to reliable, safe environment of patient care does not lie in exhorting individuals to be more careful and try harder. It lies in:
Before conducting a safety audit in an emergency department, an administrator must first obtain…
Which of the following National Patient Safety Goals is applicable to everyone in a healthcare facility?
Where should the surgical “time out” for a total knee replacement occur?
An important reason for monitoring near misses is to
Clinical decision support systems can support medication safety by alerting prescribers to
A team plans to improve the reliability of the time-out. procedure in the Operating Room. What should it do first?
Leaders’ walk rounds is an effective opportunity to:
A 69-year-old female admitted for hip replacement is taken to surgery. The patient is identified, the surgical site is marked incorrectly, and equipment/x-rays are present. A near miss was most likely identified as a result of
In improving safety and reliability in the operating room, the organization has designated a clinical leadership group to own and drive the work. What should the next step be?
Patient safety program must include all of the following, but the most crucial is
When examining the relationship between staff and patient outcomes, which of the following is the most appropriate to assess?
Which of the following is a characteristic of error-reducing industries?
A CEO has challenged an organization to decrease the number of serious safety events involving patients. The leaders have decided to review and assess current processes to achieve this safety goal. A key element is to:
Which of the following is always true regarding a sentinel event?
Which of the following best demonstrates the commitment of senior leaders to patient safety in an acute care facility?
Primary function of rapid response team is
Human factors engineering is defined as the study of humans and their interaction with
When the health care delivered should not vary in Quality because of patient’s personal characteristics such as gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and socioeconomic status; then this health care is
Healthcare quality professional has written patient safety plan that includes: purpose, goals, and objectives. A review of outcomes data has been completed, which of the following additional information should be in the plan:
Which of the following is the best example of use of human factors engineering?
In response to public concern the institute of medicine, published the report “crossing the quality chasm” The following are domains for health improvement identified in the report except
Which of the following adverse events is NOT considered a sentinel event?
Hospital Acquired infections HAI are considered as
Which of the following is the most effective means of communicating commitment to patient safety?
A patient safety program can best be enhanced by which of the following technologies?
A psychiatric hospital is reporting a significant level of patient aggression as a quality professional the appropriate action to recommend is:
The determination of annual National Patient Safety Goals is linked to reported
Which of the following is an example of information that should be included in an incident report, but should NOT be recorded in a patient’s medical record?
The most effective role of a healthcare quality professional as a facilitator of change to quality culture in the organization is:
Of the followings NOT example for sentinel event