10 Patient Safety topics that will move EMS Forward (2017 Campaign)
Patient Safety Culture
Provider Mental Health
Transition of Care
EMS Forward 360 -- continues the initiative to "...develop awareness, understanding and action to improve your organization's safety culture."
The following 12 topics are "...based on a tool used to measure patient safety culture in Emergency Medical Services (EMS)."
Perceptions of Patient Safety
Responses to Mistakes
Staffing, Work Pressure & Pace
Feedback & Communication
Communication During a Response
Effective Communication During Emergencies: Limited English Proficiency and Disabilities
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights-- has created a list to help first responders provide services to individuals with limited English proficiency and individuals with disabilities during emergency response and recovery efforts. See the press release here and the plain language checklist here.