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Safety & Policy – November 2018

Safety & Policy – November 2018   Safety: 2018 National Patient Safety Goals and Requirements Goal 1: Improve the accuracy of patient identification. Use at least two patient identifiers when providing care, treatment or services Eliminate transfusion errors related...

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Safety & Policy – October 2018

Safety & Policy – October 2018   Safety:  Sleep Hygiene Are you getting enough sleep? Numerous studies have concluded that healthcare workers are not getting enough sleep and placing employee and patient safety at risk. Risks from on the job accidents increase with...

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September 2018: Safety & Policy Training

September 2018: Safety & Policy Training Safety:  The Safety Rules THE SAFETY RULES Use of alcohol or drugs during working hours is strictly prohibited. All healthcare travel professionals are required to use proper body mechanics to perform any lifting. Operate only...

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Safety & Policy – August 2018

SAFETY and POLICY – August 2018 **EVERY HCP ON ASSIGNMENT OR PREPARING TO GO ON ASSIGNMENT WILL RECEIVE THIS EMAIL**   Safety – Correct Lifting Safety Culture And Lifting: Let Your Kids Teach You the Safe Way! Have you ever watched a small child lift something from...

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Safety & Policy – July 2018

Safety – Needlestick Protocol Call the Clinical Nurse Liaison (24 hours a day/7 days a week). The clinician will ask you for identifying information including name and location of incident and will advise you when to go to the Emergency Room in the facility in which...

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Safety & Policy – June 2018

Safety - Healthcare Professionals and Fatigue Don’t confuse being sleepy with fatigue.  Sleepiness is the tendency to fall asleep where fatigue is an overwhelming sense of tiredness, lack of energy and a feeling of exhaustion associated with impaired physical and/or...

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Safety & Policy – May 2018

Safety - Medication Administration A 79 year old dialysis patient was admitted to the ICU after a dialysis session where he experienced severe shortness of breath.  The next day, his doctor prescribed him an antacid after the patient complained of an upset stomach....

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TRS Code of Ethics Policy and Documentation Safety

TRS CODE OF ETHICS   The Right Solutions is committed to the establishment and implementation of ethical practices with all customer groups, which we serve. This is accomplished through the application of our Ethics in Business Program and relevant policies and...

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HIPAA Policy and Patient Safety Goals

TRS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER HIPAA TRAINING POLICY Purpose:  The TRS Healthcare Provider will be knowledgeable about HIPAA and the information that the Privacy Rules protects. Definitions:  HIPAA -The American Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996...

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Safety & Training: Joint Commission Speak UP Initiatives

Joint Commission Speak UPTM Initiatives In March 2002, The Joint Commission, together with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services launched a national campaign to urge patients to take a role in preventing health care errors by becoming active, involved and...

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