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Improvement Strategies

Safety Self-Assessment

The first step in creating a safety initiative is analyzing the procedures and guidelines that you use now.

Planning Your First Steps Forward

Tools that will help you create an effective safety program

Vocabulary Exercise

Make sure all clinicians are on the same page and know the same terminology.

Strategies for creating an effective obstetric patient safety program

Depending on available time and resources, you have many options.

  • Step 1. These will take your time but incur little or no costs.
  • Step 2. These require time, planning, expertise, collaboration and some funds.
  • Step 3. These steps require careful consensus building and will incur regular costs.

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