The effects of a safe or sorry programme on patient safety knowledge of nurses

Source: International Journal of Nursing Studies, 2010, 47 (9) p. 1117-25

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Date of publication: September 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Research in the Netherlands into the effectiveness of personalised, interactive and tailored educational interventions on nurses’ knowledge regarding the prevention of adverse events in hospital and nursing home wards. Knowledge of guidelines for the prevention of adverse events including falls was assessed before and 1 year after participation in a patient safety programme combining the 3 guidelines.  The educational intervention improved hospital nurses’ knowledge on the prevention of pressure ulcers only.

Length of publication: 9 pages

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