“Rants of a Patient Safety Advocate”: Stories from the Bedside
Ilene Corina BCPA, leading national educator and campaigner for patient safety, has published a collection of her stories from the bedside. Titled Rants of a Patient Safety Advocate, the book —a no-holds-barred account of the fight to improve medical safety…Continue
Added by Pulse Center for Patient Safety on March 27, 2020 at 9:20am — No Comments
Do you want to see your friends, family, business associates and clients take an active role in preparing for their medical care or unplanned life events? Than you may want to join The TakeCharge Campaign!
The Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy (CPSEA) is undertaking an ambitious…Continue
Added by Pulse Center for Patient Safety on December 26, 2019 at 9:10am — No Comments
I believe that if Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (CPSEA) was around years ago when my son was bleeding to death from a tonsillectomy, he might still be alive today. I would have called Pulse and spoken to someone who would have said I should trust my gut feeling that the information the doctors (all 5) and nurses (too many…Continue
Added by Pulse Center for Patient Safety on December 2, 2019 at 7:27am — No Comments
Members of 516Ads/ 631Ads may take an extra $10 off this training through August 1, 2019. This 8-hour class held over two evenings in August will help you understand patient safety, patient advocacy and communicating with the healthcare team. You will have support for years…Continue
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Part of what I will introduce to Nassau County Legislators:
When patients are groggy from surgery or following an injury, they are often given pain medication or a prescription for pain medication and told when to take it. Maybe 2 times a day.
The word opioid is not used. Opioid is a term mostly used by medical professionals and the media. The word opioid needs to be used when talking to patients so they understand the seriousness of the medication they are receiving. This…Continue
Added by Pulse Center for Patient Safety on March 24, 2019 at 9:20am — No Comments