Tag: Patient Safety

Raising the Standard: Promoting the Culture of Patient and Staff Safety in Bariatric Surgery

Raising the Standard: Promoting the Culture of Patient and Staff Safety in Bariatric Surgery

| November 1, 2019

by Charmaine V. Gentles, DNP, ANP-BC, RNFA, and Dominick Gadaleta, MD, FACS, FASMBS Ms. Gentles is the Program Manager, Bariatric Surgery North Shore University Hospital, Northwell Health and RNFA Program Coordinator & Supervising Clinical Faculty, Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing & Physician Assistant Studies in Hempstead, New York. Dr. Gadaleta is Chair of the […]

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Recognizing Trends in Preventing Caregiver Injury, Promoting Patient Safety, and Caring for the Larger, Heavier Patient

Recognizing Trends in Preventing Caregiver Injury, Promoting Patient Safety, and Caring for the Larger, Heavier Patient

| March 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Susan Gallagher Camden, RN, MSN, MA, WOCN, CBN, PhD Safety initiatives seem to transcend every aspect of healthcare. The Surgical Review Corporation Centers of Excellence (COE) efforts have integrated safe patient handling either directly or indirectly into at least three of the 10 requirements for status as a COE. Safety standards have affected not […]

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