CRICO Insights: July 2017

Five Proven Actions for Safer Patient Handoffs

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llness-severity assessment

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atient summary

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ction list

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ituation awareness and contingency plan

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ynthesis by receiver

Source: I-PASS Study Group─the 2017 national Eisenberg Award Winner. Learn more. CRICO was an early-on supporter of the group’s work, which serves as a framework for handoffs of care for multiple learner types and environments.

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