Reducing Patient Falls on an Inpatient Oncology Unit by Implementation of the S.A.F.E. Tool
Repository Posting Date2017-10-18T16:23:25Z
Author(s)Barnett, Jessica Anne
Author DetailsJessica Anne Barnett, MSN, Nursing, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationMu Psi-at-Large
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.