Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:An Overview of the Culture of Health Care
Lecture:What is meant by "the culture of health care"
Slide content:What Works? A Climate of Safety Many elements, working together: Management commitment Safety practices and behaviors Safety knowledge and training Safety communication Safety equipment and supplies 21
Slide notes:21 In health care, evidence suggests that a climate of safety exists when many elements are working together including management commitment to safety; explicit safety practices and behaviors in the organization; safety knowledge and training programs among the membership; safety communication; and safety equipment and supplies. These factors are indicators that the climate of safety exists, and when working together, can improve patient safety.