Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Speaking Up About Patient Safety Questionnaire.

@article{Richard2017DevelopmentAP,
  title={Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Speaking Up About Patient Safety Questionnaire.},
  author={Aline Richard and Yvonne Pfeiffer and David D L Schwappach},
  journal={Journal of patient safety},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE Speaking up about safety concerns by staff is important to prevent medical errors. Knowledge about healthcare workers' speaking up behaviors and perceived speaking up climate is useful for healthcare organizations (HCOs) to identify areas for improvement. The aim of this study was to develop a short questionnaire allowing HCOs to assess different aspects of speaking up among healthcare staff. METHODS Healthcare workers (n = 523) from 2 Swiss hospitals completed a questionnaire… CONTINUE READING