Patient Safety Tool: Adverse Event Management Checklist

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement offers a free, downloadable checklist to help healthcare organizations manage adverse events.

The checklist, Respectful Management of Serious Clinical Adverse Events Checklist, ensure critical steps are taken to mitigate the risk of harm stemming from adverse events. The steps include internal and external notifications, crisis management team response and patient and family safety.

Download the Respectful Management of Serious Clinical Adverse Events Checklist (PDF) for use in your facility.

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