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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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Needle Safety & Rights of Medication Administration

Needle Inservice Awareness is essential to reducing needlestick injuries. With increased awareness, clinicians are more careful in their procedures, and are therefore safer. One of the key requirements of the legislation requires an institution to keep a Sharps Injury...

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Safety Rules & Incident Reporting Policy

THE SAFETY RULES Use of alcohol or drugs during working hours strictly prohibited All healthcare travel professionals are required to use proper body mechanics to perform any lifting Operate only the equipment that you have been authorized or directed to operate by...

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