Reducing Patient Falls on an Inpatient Oncology Unit by Implementation of the S.A.F.E. Tool

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/623346
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Poster
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Reducing Patient Falls on an Inpatient Oncology Unit by Implementation of the S.A.F.E. Tool
Author(s):
Barnett, Jessica Anne
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Mu Psi-at-Large
Author Details:
Jessica Anne Barnett, MSN, Nursing, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Abstract:

Quality Improvement Project to reduce fall rates in the acute care setting that demonstrated a 35% reduction in 2016. Implementation of the S.A.F.E Tool on an inpatient oncology unit. The S.A.F.E Tool is a patient safety contract that educates patients and families on fall risk factors and prevention measures.

Keywords:
Fall Prevention; Quality Improvement; Reducing Falls in the Acute Care Setting
Repository Posting Date:
18-Oct-2017
Date of Publication:
18-Oct-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17PST139
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
Note:
Items submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePosteren
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleReducing Patient Falls on an Inpatient Oncology Unit by Implementation of the S.A.F.E. Toolen_US
dc.contributor.authorBarnett, Jessica Anneen
dc.contributor.departmentMu Psi-at-Largeen
dc.author.detailsJessica Anne Barnett, MSN, Nursing, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/623346-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>Quality Improvement Project to reduce fall rates in the acute care setting that demonstrated a 35% reduction in 2016. Implementation of the S.A.F.E Tool on an inpatient oncology unit. The S.A.F.E Tool is a patient safety contract that educates patients and families on fall risk factors and prevention measures.</span></p>en
dc.subjectFall Preventionen
dc.subjectQuality Improvementen
dc.subjectReducing Falls in the Acute Care Settingen
dc.date.available2017-10-18T16:23:25Z-
dc.date.issued2017-10-18-
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-18T16:23:25Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
dc.description.noteItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.-
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