All patients deserve safe care but no where is it more pressing than in Peds. Check out this piece on peds safety http://news.nurse.com/article/20110307/PED01/110310001
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“I realized that it doesn’t matter how intelligent you are,” says Alleyne, who now is the patient safety/quality improvement coordinator for the cardiac center at CHOP. “You can harm a patient if you are in a system that doesn’t support safe patient care. Rather than be a critic of the system, I decided I wanted to be part of the solution. I believe that as long as people agree that there is a problem and are committed to a solution, then they will see change.”
Are you committed?