On the ball: leadership for patient safety and learning in critical care.

@article{Tregunno2009OnTB,
  title={On the ball: leadership for patient safety and learning in critical care.},
  author={Deborah Tregunno and Lianne Jeffs and Linda McGillis Hall and Ross Baker and Diane Doran and Sue Bookey Bassett},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  year={2009},
  volume={39 7-8},
  pages={334-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore nursing leadership for patient safety in critical care and identify opportunities to improve leadership that promotes patient safety. BACKGROUND There is limited systematic evidence about how nurses lead the microsystem of critical care and to the creation of a culture of patient safety. METHODS Focus groups of multidisciplinary frontline providers and managers were used to gain insight into leadership that promotes patient safety and learning. RESULTS Gains in… CONTINUE READING