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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/243433
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Causes of Near Misses: Perceptions of Perioperative Nurses
Author(s):
Cohoon, Barbara D.
Author Details:
Cohoon, Barbara D., PhD, MSN, RN, cohoon_barbara@verizon.net;
Abstract:
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the near miss experiences of Registered Nurses working in perioperative settings at a multi-facility health system in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States to determine if near misses might be an early warning system, and their detection a source of impending system failures before errors result. 

Methods:  The framework for this study was van Vuuren’s 1998 modified version of the Simple Model of Incident Causation created by van der Schaaf in 1992. This model explained the causes of near misses. The study design used quantitative and qualitative analysis. It was descriptive, using a Survey of Perioperative Nurses developed for the study. 

Results: Participants ranked six causal factors according to the factor(s) contributing to the near miss. Team factor was identified the most as a contributing factor by participants. Findings provided information on the frequency and types of near miss causes experienced by Perioperative Nurses.

Conclusion: Results contributed to the health care system’s safety/quality system. The study’s findings helped gain an understanding of Perioperative Nurses’ near

Keywords:
Patient safety; Near misses; Research
Repository Posting Date:
12-Sep-2012
Date of Publication:
12-Sep-2012
Conference Date:
2012
Conference Name:
23rd International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Brisbane, Australia
Note:
This is an abstract only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.

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dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleCauses of Near Misses: Perceptions of Perioperative Nursesen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCohoon, Barbara D.en_GB
dc.author.detailsCohoon, Barbara D., PhD, MSN, RN, cohoon_barbara@verizon.net;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/243433-
dc.description.abstract<b><b>Purpose: </b> </b>The purpose of this study was to examine the near miss experiences of Registered Nurses working in perioperative settings at a multi-facility health system in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States to determine if near misses might be an early warning system, and their detection a source of impending system failures before errors result.  <div></div><p><b><b>Methods: </b> </b> The framework for this study was van Vuuren’s 1998 modified version of the Simple Model of Incident Causation created by van der Schaaf in 1992. This model explained the causes of near misses. The study design used quantitative and qualitative analysis. It was descriptive, using a Survey of Perioperative Nurses developed for the study.  <p><b><b>Results: </b> </b>Participants ranked six causal factors according to the factor(s) contributing to the near miss. Team factor was identified the most as a contributing factor by participants. Findings provided information on the frequency and types of near miss causes experienced by Perioperative Nurses. <p><b><b>Conclusion: </b> </b>Results contributed to the health care system’s safety/quality system. The study’s findings helped gain an understanding of Perioperative Nurses’ nearen_GB
dc.subjectPatient safetyen_GB
dc.subjectNear missesen_GB
dc.subjectResearchen_GB
dc.date.available2012-09-12T09:22:13Z-
dc.date.issued2012-09-12-
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-12T09:22:13Z-
dc.conference.date2012en_GB
dc.conference.name23rd International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationBrisbane, Australiaen_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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