Strategies for improving safety through patient and family involvement in care

March 2007
Patient Education Management;Mar2007, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p25
Academic Journal
There often is a link between National Patient Safety Goals and education. It is education that helps family members and patients understand that their safety is improved if they ask questions. In 2007, The Joint Commission acknowledged this, as well, by making a patient's active involvement in his or her own care a safety goal. In the March issue of Patient Education Management, we explore ways to meet the requirement of this goal.


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