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Reducing Patient Harm Series I: Reduce Falls in the Acute Care Setting

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Time: 2:00 PM ET

Falls in the acute care setting pose clinical, legal, and financial challenges for all hospitals. Falls continue to challenge health providers, despite some noteworthy reductions due to the implementation of best practice bundles.

Essential hospital clinical experts shared their observations in the acute care setting with members of the Essential Hospitals Engagement Network and the association. Learn more about the importance of:

  • time of day 
  • visual cues 
  • staff education 
  • high-touch interventions

Questions?

Contact: EHEN@essentialhospitals.org

Speakers

Jennifer Kitchens, MSN, RN 
Clinical Nurse Specialist Acuity Adaptable
Eskenazi Health

Sasha J. Cuttler, PhD, RN
Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes
National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators
Coordinator and Nursing Shared Governance Research Council Co-Chair
San Francisco General Hospital

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