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Case Study O2 - Final Quiz - Answer (Question 5)
 

TraQ Program of the BC PBCO

Monday, 29 May 2017

Case Study O2 - Final Quiz - Answer (Question 5)

What are some general long-term strategies used to prevent communication errors in medicine?

Long-term strategies used to prevent communication errors include:

  • Developing SOPs and tools such as forms, letters, and patient cards to facilitate communication between departments and facilities
  • Training staff to value effective communication and teamwork
  • Eliminating communication barriers such as hierarchies within and between professions, and boundaries between departments
  • Developing information management systems to facilitate information transfer