{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Let's Talk about Safety! The 2014 Hospital National Patient Safety Goals

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ASRT Category A
Each year thousands of patients lose their lives as a direct result of preventable medical events, such as a hospital-associated infections (HAIs), surgical mistakes, and other sentinel events. This article discusses goals that have been identified by The Joint Commission as the most prevalent issues that can impact patient safety in hospitals.

Purpose of Activity

To provide current information about the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) that are relevant to hospital settings.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain the rationale and history of hospital National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) development and associated literature reviews regarding these goals.
  2. Identify the 7 golden NPSGs associated with hospital settings and interventions recommended to help meet these goals.
Price: $6.95


  • ASRT 0.25 CH

This activity is approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for Category A Credit.

Test Code: NMIE0314B-RAD
Published: Jan 2015
Expires: 5/1/2021
Required Passing Score: 15/20 (75%)
Authors: Davis C, Lockhart L, Landon D, Henry D.
Specialties: Medical-Surgical