Priming Patient Safety Through Nursing Handoff Communication: A Simulation Pilot Study

  title={Priming Patient Safety Through Nursing Handoff Communication: A Simulation Pilot Study},
  author={Patricia S Groves and Jacinda L Bunch and Ellen F. Cram and Amany Farag and Kirstin A Manges and Yelena Perkhounkova and Jill R. Scott-Cawiezell},
  journal={Western Journal of Nursing Research},
  pages={1394 - 1411}
Understanding how safety culture mechanisms affect nursing safety-oriented behavior and thus patient outcomes is critical to developing hospital safety programs. Safety priming refers to communicating safety values intended to activate patient safety goals. Safety priming through nursing handoff communication was tested as a means by which cultural safety values may affect nursing practice. The mixed-methods pilot study setting was an academic medical center’s high-fidelity simulation lab… 

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