When introducing early warning tools and systems, it's important to consider design, implementation and evaluation processes that include all relevant team members, as with any improvement opportunity. Meaningful consultation and contribution is key to implementing and sustaining improvement.
The following tools and resources will assist you in recognizing and responding to the deteriorating patient condition in an obstetrical setting.
Patient safety experts agree that effective teamwork skills are essential for safe, quality healthcare that prevents and mitigates harm. TeamSTEPPS Canada™ – Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety, is an evidence-based teamwork system that optimizes patient care by improving communication and teamwork skills among healthcare professionals, including frontline staff. Healthcare Excellence Canada can help Canadian teams implement TeamSTEPPS Canada™ modules and content to address patient safety challenges.
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