National Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW) is March 14-20, 2021. Some useful resource collections:
- Institute for Healthcare Improvement PSAW pages, http://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Patient-Safety-Awareness-Week/Pages/default.aspx. They include a free March 16, 2021 expert panel discussion on Workplace Violence: Protecting Healthcare Workers – register at http://www.ihi.org/education/WebTraining/Webinars/workplace-violence-protecting-health-workers/Pages/default.aspx.
- The ESRD 5-Diamond Patient Safety Program, assisting dialysis facilities to improve both staff and patient awareness of specific patient safety areas, promoting patient safety values, and building a culture of patient safety in every dialysis facility, https://5diamondpatientsafety.org/Home.aspx. The Program includes a COVID-19 Module.
- Center for Patient Safety PSAW Toolkit, https://forward.centerforpatientsafety.org/psaw-toolkit-download – sample tabletop trifold below.