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Retired ~ An Introduction to the Culture of Safety and Assessing the Culture of Safety

Clock Hours: 1

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to: • Define the role of leaders in establishing a culture of safety • Describe characteristics of an organization that has a strong culture of safety • Identify statistically valid and reliable assessments of the culture of safety • Identify a comprehensive approach to evaluating the culture of safety in their organization

Efforts to reduce the incidence of performance errors and improve patient safety in the healthcare environment have focused on redesigning work processes. However, errors continue to occur at significant rates. More recently, those in the safety field are realizing that the culture of the healthcare environment needs to change so that reducing and/or controlling errors becomes a major value and focus. Thus, organizations are being required to assess and develop a culture of safety. The goal of this course is to introduce readers to the concept of “culture of safety” and to provide direction and ideas about how to assess the culture of a safety in a behavioral healthcare organization Keywords: Article, Culture of safety, climate of safety, assessing culture of safety, safety, leadership, high reliability organization, error, error management, AHRQ, NQF, quality, Joint Commission, communication, collaboration, team, Skypek

Approval Bodies

  • Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • CAADE - California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Connecticut Certification Board, Inc.
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Psychology
  • Florida Dept. of Health (Board of Social Work, Marriage & Family, Mental Health Counseling)
  • Illinois Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. 03/20-22 (Z)
  • Illinois Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. 2022-2024 -&- 2024-2026 (AZ)
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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