Patient Safety Tool: Stop-the-Line Assertive Statement Training

LifeWings offers a free tool to train healthcare staff members on speaking up about patient safety risks.

The tool explains the components of a "Stop-the-Line Assertive Statement:"


•    Get attention
•    Express concern
•    State the problem
•    Propose a solution

The training tool provides an opportunity for staff to draft assertive statements for 31 possible situations in which staff should speak up about a patient safety risk. The tool also includes 31 potential assertive statements staff members can use when speaking up.

Download the assertive statement training tool for use in your own facility.

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