We know this article, while anecdotal, will potentially offend and or annoy some readers. It is our intent to get a dialog going, along with possible solutions to a glaring failure by both Regulatory bodies, as well as professional organizations, as in the end the injured parties themselves show little willingness to stand up for their own safety in the work environment.Read More
Malignant Hyperthermia is always a concern. The participants in this months webinar are expert in their fields. The following biographies list their areas of expertise and within Resources you can find their contact emails for further information. Eagle Pharmaceuticals contributed to the webinar on our HOME Page. One of their areas of interest include a Nanosuspension Technology for rapid reconstitution and administration of Dantrolene, which we feel is a must see for anyone involved in the administration of Dantrolene during an MH Crisis,Read More
ORSAFE.ORG and QLICKSMART.COM have sponsored a round table discussion on “Changing Cultural Patterns and Overcoming Resistance to change”. This is a round table discussion that will appear on October’s ORSAFE.ORG website. A fascinating discussion of resistance to change in a hospital re staff safety and overcoming that resistance. Speakers are listed in the Hot Topics Section of ORSAFE and include Dr. Amber Mitchell, International Safety Center, and Sharon McNamara, past President of the AORN, along with four others of equal stature in staff safety. This is a must-see if safety is a priority for you and your staff.Read More
The FDA defines PPE as follows: “Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, helmets, gloves, face shields, goggles, facemasks and/or respirators or other equipment designed to protect the wearer from injury or the spread of infection or illness.”Read More
Tight healthcare budgets have forced facilities and organizations to focus on cost-avoidance when relating safety in the workplace.Read More
The phenomenon of blame worthiness is causing nurses and medical staff to not report accidents or injuries to...Read More
Healthcare professionals possess a number of unique characteristics. Perhaps the most defining is their self-sacrifice. Their willingness to put the safety...Read More
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