Monday, October 23, 2017

Paediatric Patient Safety (by Topic)

The PIPSQC Links page features websites on pediatric patient safety

Paediatric Patient Safety (A-Z)

The PIPSQC Links page features websites on pediatric patient safety

For Patients & Families

The PIPSQC Links page features websites on pediatric patient safety for patients and families


 Be Part of the Safety Team for Your Child.

You are the most critical part of your child’s caregiving team! While visiting the hospital, here are tips for ensuring a safe experience every time:

 Be an advocate for your child.
 Always ask questions. Raise concerns. Speak up.
 Wash your hands and your child’s hands, and make sure your caretakers wash their hands too.
 Keep the skin around the dressing of an intravenous catheter or a wound clean and dry. Tell your caregiver if it’s not.
 Know your child’s medications, and make sure your caretakers double check that the medication is for your child.
 Be prepared when going home by knowing your child’s medications, treatments, and follow-up visits. Call back to ask questions.

For more information, click on the
video, safety tips, and links below.


AboutKidsHealth (from the Hospital for Sick Children) 
Health A-Z  
Safety and the Environment 
Ages and Stages

ACLS Training Center
Pediatric Health and Safety Guide

Action Against Medical Accidents (avma)
Get help and advice 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Quality and Patient Safety 
AHRQ Patient Safety Tools and Resources  
Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices
Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Safety and Quality  
Nurse Bedside Shift Report 
Topics A-Z 
For Patients & Consumers:
Preventing Errors 
20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors
Questions To Ask Your Doctor
Tips & Tools

AHRQ Patient Safety Net (PSNet)
The Collection - Patients 
Patient Safety Primers- the role of the patient in safety 

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 
Principles of Pediatric Patient Safety: Reducing Harm Due to Medical Care
AAP Homepage 

AAP - Healthy Children 
Safety and Prevention

AAP - Patient Education Online
Pediatric Patient Education - Handouts
AAP - Safer Health Care for Kids

Homepage - Parent's Corner
Communication / Family

American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Pediatric (ACS NSQIP Peds)
Program Overview 
American Hospital Association (AHA)
Patient Care Partnership - What to Expect During your Hospital Stay 
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) 
Patient Safety Portal 

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF)

Monitoring for Opioid-Induced Ventilatory Impairment (OIVI)
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Pediatric Patient Safety Video 
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Patient and Consumer-Centered Care 
NSQHS Standard 1: Governance for Safety and Quality in Health Service Organisations 
NSQHS Standard 2: Partnering with Consumers

BC Patient Safety & Quality Council 
Clinical Improvement 
Patient's View: Seeing safety through the eyes of families at BC Children's Hospital

Beth Daley Ullem

Bridgekeeper - Partnerships for Quality Healthcare
Our Approach

Bridgeport Hospital - Yale New Haven Health  
Quality Priorities 
Keeping Children Safe in the Hospital  
Safety Tips for Kids Going to the Hospital 

Bright Futures
Campaign Zero
Safety Checklists 
Canadian Association of Paediatric Hospitals (CAPHC) 
Patient Safety & Quality 
CAPHC Conversations Blog

CAPHC - Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) 
Patient Safety 
Patient and Family Centred Care 

Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)
Member Videos and Stories
Canadian Paediatric Adverse Events Study
Harm to Healing: Partnering with Patients Who Have Been Harmed  
Patient Safety and Incident Management Toolkit  
Canadian Disclosure Guidelines
Topics A-Z

Caring for Kids (from the Canadian Paediatric Society)

Cautious Patient Foundation 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Parent Information - Children 
Patient Safety 
Medication Safety 
PROTECT Initiative
National Action Plan for Child Injury Prevention

Vital Signs - Child Injury 
A Mother’s Account: "If We Had Known About Sepsis, We Would Have Looked for Sepsis"

Child Accident Prevention Trust 
Safety Advice 

Child Safety Network
Children's Hospital Association (CHA)

Children's Hospitals Offer Safety Tips for Patient Families During National Patient Safety Awareness Week
4 Quality Improvement Ideas Hospitals Can Implement 

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Paediatric Patient Safety Tips (CHEO Inpatient) 
Paediatric Patient Safety Tips (CHEO Ambulatory) 
Patient Safety Ambassadors Program  
SPOT Team (Family Activated Rapid Response Team)

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Clinical A-Z Library: Patient & Family Education Materials 

Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) 
For Patients & Families 
2015 Patient Safety Awareness Week Materials 
Children's Hospitals Offer Safety Tips for Patient Families During National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Children's National Medical Center
Patient and Family Rights  
Choosing a Hospital for Your Child  
Quality and Safety 

Children's Safety Network
Injury Topics 

Cincinnati Children's Hospital 
Your Child's Condition & Care
Safety & Injury Prevention 
Implementing Patient- and Family-Centered Rounds 
Record Keeping and Forms - "All About Me Questionnaire"
MyChart - An Online Tool for Patients 
Increasing Patient Satisfaction by Moving Nursing Shift Report to the Bedside

Citizens for Patient Safety
Shared Decision Making

Commonwealth Fund
Child Health Scorecard Video: Learning from Top-Performing States 

Compassionate Friends - Supporting Family After a Child Dies

Connecticut Hospital Association - Quality and Patient Safety
Pediatric Hospitalization 
Patients Guide to Quality Hospital Care 

Connecticut Mirror (Ct Mirror) 
A patient survival guide, from a mother who learned too late 

Top 10 Steps Parents Should Take to Prevent Medicine Mishaps 
Your Hospital Survival Guide 
Consumers Advancing Patient Safety (CAPS) 
Advancing Patient and Family Engagement

CPRTraining Videos 

Infant Choking and Infant CPR Demonstration

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI)
Establishing Patient- and Family-Centered Care 

Danish Society for Patient Safety

10 Tips for Patients 


Durga's Toolbox

Emmi Solutions 
White Papers
Pediatric Patient Safety Video

Empowered Patient Coalition
The Empowered Patient Hospital Guide For Patients and Families 
Patient Safety  
Fact Sheets & Checklists
Resources Areas 


Chrissie Blackburn, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Patient Engagement in Action Archive 
Every Newborn - An Action Plan to End Preventable Deaths

Every Woman Every Child - An Unprecedented Global Movement to Save Lives
Global Strategy 2.0  
Baby Proofing and Child Safety at Home: A Complete Guide 

Food and Drug Association (FDA)
Pediatric Safety 
Hospital Beds 
Ten Tips to Prevent an Accidental Overdose

Grief Toolbox
A-Z Index 
Health Canada

Resources on Patient Safety
Health Care Blog 
A Safety Checklist for Patients 
Health Foundation
Patient Safety Resource Centre: Safety Management 
Patient Safety
Patient Safety Briefing Film (to help patients look after themselves while in hospital)

Hospital Pediatric Patient Safety Rated by HealthGrades for First Time

Hospital Compare

Hospital Impact
Patient Experience Defines Quality of Care 

Hospital Safety Score
Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Partners in Patient Safety - ‘Keeping Your Child Safe 
Patient Safety 
Involving children and families and promoting patient safety through the implementation of a nursing shift handover toolkit (Abstract #5521) 
Hospitals & Health Networks
Pediatric Safety 
Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) AHA/HRET

A Leadership Resource for Patient and Family Engagement Strategies

HSC Safety Forum Paediatric Collaborative
HSC Paediatric Quality Improvement Collaborative 
You Know Your Child Best poster  
Moving to Reliable Care in Paediatrics - Dr. Peter Lachman


'Our Journey in the Hospital' app helps parents with children in the hospital

Imperial College London - Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality (CPSSQ)
The Essentials of Patient Safety (Charles Vincent)  

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
Patient Safety 
Person- and Family-Centered Care
100 Million Healthier Lives Campaign  
Partnering with Patients and Families to Design a Patient-and-Family-Centered health Care System 
Planetree Patient-Centered Care Improvement Guide 
IHI Open School

Institute of Medicine (IOM) 
Child and Adolescent Health and Health Care Quality: Measuring What Matters

Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care (IPFCC)

Profiles of Change 
Partnering with Patients and Families to Design a Patient-and-Family-Centered health Care System 
Advancing the Practice of Patient-and-Family-Centered Care in Hospitals 
PFCC Best Practices

Institute For Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)

Report a Medication or Vaccine Error or Hazard

International Alliance of Patients' Organizations (IAPO)

Addressing Global Patient Safety Issues - An Advocacy Toolkit for Patients’ Organizations

International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN)
Online Resources 

James’ Project

Patient Advocate Tips for Parents 

John's Hopkins Children's Center
Patient and Family Centered Care 
Patient Safety Initiatives 
Better at the Bedside 
Joint Commission

Speak Up: Prevent Errors in your Child’s Care
Speak Up - Kid Power! 
Speak Up Videos and Resources
General Public 
Patient Safety  
Quality Check 

Joint Commission International 
The International Essentials of Health Care Quality and Patient Safety

Joint Commission Resources

Josie King Foundation
For Patients and Families 
JFK Tools - Care Journals 
Justin's HOPE - Pediatric Safety Project
A Heart of Healing: When things go wrong in care - The family perspective 

Kids Health 
For Parents 
For Kids 
For Teens


Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation
Download Free Guides  

Making it Safer Together (MiST) Paediatric Patient Safety Collaborative 
Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS)
MIPS Resources - Patients and Families 
Patient and Family Involvement 

MHA Keystone Center

Patient- and Family-centered Care

Michigan Hospital Resource Guide to Patient and Family Engagement 

MIPS - It's Safe to Ask
It's Safe to Ask 
SAFE Advocacy for Everyone - SAFE Toolkit

Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Med Errors
Safety Information for Patients & Families 
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services (MITSS)
For Patients and Families 

Medicines for Children 

Medline PLUS
Child Safety 
Patient Safety

Meds IQ (sharing QI resources for paediatric medication safety)
Supporting Patients 

Mothers Against Medical Error (MAME)

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health
MCH Knowledge Base and Library Collection 
Child Safety and Injury Prevention

National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP)
Consumer information for Safe Medication Use 

National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ)
Children's health 
Patient and Family Engagement
Powerful Partnerships: A Handbook for Families and Providers Working Together to Improve Care
Creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council: A Toolkit for Pediatric Practices

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)
Patient Safety Resource Seminar: Librarians on the Front Lines 
Patient Safety Web References and Resources List 
National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)
Education and Resources - For Patients and Families 
Important Patient Safety Issues: What You Can Do 
LLI Reports
Ask Me 3  
National Pediatric Readiness Project (PRP) - Ensuring Emergency Care for all Children 
Pediatric Readiness Toolkit 
Pediatric Patient Safety in the ED

Emergency Departments Improve Readiness to Care for Children

National Quality Forum (NQF)
Patient Safety 
NQF 2010 Safe Practices for better healthcare

New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) - Partnership for Patients 
National Tools 

Paediatrics & Child Health
Neonatal Care 
Patient Safety - Topics
NHS - Choices - Your Health, Your Choices 
Patient Safety in the NHS 
Children in hospital 
If your child has to go to Hospital 
Does your child have a serious illness? 
Looking after a sick child 
Keeping your child safe at home

NHS - England 
Patient Safety 
Re-ACT - the Respond to Ailing Children Tool
Parent/Carer Engagement
Empowering Parents/Carers to Speak Up
External Links
Children and Young people's patient safety expert group

NHS - Institute for Innovation and Improvement 
Safer Care - Paediatric  
Children and Young People’s Programmes of Work
Transforming Patient Experience

Not Running a Hospital
Patient Centered Links (right column)

NSW - Clinical Excellence Commission 
NSW "Between the Flags" 
Ohio Patient Safety Institute
Patient Resources 

Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) 
Patient Safety - Links

Paediatric International Patient Safety and Quality Community (PIPSQC)
PIPSQC Ambassadors 
PIPSQC Presentations 
Pediatricians Partnering with Patients and Families to Save Lives
Protecting Children from Harm in Pediatrics - Lessons Learned from Parents
From Innovation to Dissemination: Meds IQ, a New Platform for Paediatric Medicines Safety QI 
Don't just stand there - #ReACT! ReACT - the Respond to Ailing Children Tool
Keeping Kids Safe During Critical Illness and Resuscitation
S.A.F.E - Improving Child Health Outcomes through Situation Awareness
What percentage of children receive healthcare in line with clinical practice guideline recommendations?
Target Zero at Children's Colorado: Eliminating Preventable Harm
Bridging People and Places in Pediatrics
Partnering with Parents to Save Children's Lives 

Partnership for Patients (PfP) 
Patient and family Engagement
Resources - Patient and Family Engagement

PfP - Resource Center 
HEN Pacing Webinar Recordings 
Resource Center - Categories 
PEDIATRIC SAFETY - Tools and Resources

Adverse Drug Event Priority Areas for Pediatric Patients

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Bringing I-PASS to the Bedside: A Communication Bundle to Improve Patient Safety and Experience 

Patient Safety Authority
What Patients Can do to Prevent Medical Errors 
Patient Safety Focus 
Consumer Tips Guide for Patients and Their Families

Patient Safety First
Safety Topics 
Patient Safety Partnership
Safe Patient Guides 

Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH) 
Patient Engagement 
The Patient's Checklist
The Patient's Checklist - 10 Simple Hospital Checklists to Keep You Safe, Sane and Organized 

Patients for Patient Safety Canada (PFPSC)

About PatientsLikeMe

Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina (PQCNC)
Persons Uniting Limiting Substandards and Errors in Health Care (P.U.L.S.E.)
Education - Patient Safety Tips 
Partnership for Patients 
Perinatal Safety Initiative 

Premier Safety Institute 
Safety Topics (A-Z)

Project Fives Alive! - A Partnership to Reduce Under 5 Mortality
About the project 

But I told you she was ill! The role of families in preventing avoidable harm in children
Child Safety and Injury Prevention 
Concepts for the Development of a Customizable Checklist for Use by Patients
Developing and evaluating the success of a family activated medical emergency team: a quality improvement report
Developing person-centred analysis of harm in a paediatric hospital: a quality improvement report  
Family-initiated dialogue about medications during family-centered rounds  
Patient-initiated voluntary online survey of adverse medical events: the perspective of 696 injured patients and families
Risky Business 
Making it Safer Together (MiST) Paediatric Patient Safety Collaborative

Roadmap for Patient and Family Engagement in Healthcare
Download the Roadmap 

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
Quality Improvement and Clinical Audit 
Parent and Carer Resources 
Not Just a Phase - a guide to the participation of children and young people in health services

Safe Care Campaign  
Infection Topics 
Safe Kids Canada (Parachute) 
Injury Topics 

Safe Kids Worldwide
Safety Tips 
Safe Patient Project 
Medical Errors

Safe Patient Resource Center

20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children (ISMP Canada's consumer-focused website)
Safety Tools and Resources  

Report an Incident 
Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP) 
Maternity & Children Quality Improvement Collaborative (MCQIC) (Maternity; Neonatal; Pediatric)  
Paediatric Care
Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC) 
Early Years Collaborative

Seattle/Local Health Guide 
Medical mistakes still too common - But what can you do to protect yourself now? 
Sepsis Alliance 
Sepsis and Children 
Sepsis FAQ

Situation Awareness for Everyone (SAFE) Programme 
Society for Hospital Medicine (SHM)

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies
Healthcare/Hospital Acquired Conditions

Society for Participatory Medicine
Participatory Medicine Resources for Providers 

Speak Now for Kids 

Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT) - SafetyLeaders

Consumer Programs 
Patient Safety Documentaries

TMIT SpeakerLink
Training and Action for Patient Safety (TAPS) 
Tools for Patient Safety Interventions 
Truax Group 

Whats New in the Patient Safety World (right column)

Parent's guide to healthy sleep
UCSF Children's Hospital 
Patient Safety and You

University of Michigan (U-M) Health System
Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) 

USAID - Every Child Deserves a 5th Birthday 
VA National Center for Patient Safety 
About the VA National Center for Patient Safety  
Topics in Patient Safety (TIPS) 

Washington Patient Safety Coalition (WPSC) 
For Patients and Families  

Why Not the Best? (WNTB?)
Improvement Tools and Resources 

World Health Organization (WHO)
Patients for Patient Safety 
Patient Safety - Program Areas 
Patient Safety - A-Z Index 
Patient Safety - Implementing Change  
Patient Safety Solutions 
Patient Safety Curriculum Guide 
WHO Patient Safety Tool kit 
High 5s Project 
African Partnerships for Patient Safety (APPS) 
Paediatric medicines Regulators' Network (PmRN) 
Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health 
Safe Childbirth Checklist 
WHO 7 Day Mother Baby mCheck Tool  
Child Injuries and Violence 
International and Regional Child Safety Organizations 
Exploring Patient Participation in Reducing Health Care Related Safety Risks

World Sepsis Day
Sepsis Facts