Understand the Science of Safety

The Understand the Science of Safety module of the CUSP Toolkit discusses the importance of understanding system design, safe design principles, and valuing diverse input from team members. By analyzing patient safety as a science, frontline providers will provide a higher quality of patient-centered care on their hospital unit.

This module includes--

Facilitator Notes [ Microsoft Word file - 2.88 MB] (Accessible Version)

Presentation Slides [ Microsoft PowerPoint file - 2.41 MB] (Accessible Version)


Video (Flash® file)

Video Segments (Flash® file)

ZIP files

Internet Citation: Understand the Science of Safety. Content last reviewed September 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/cusptoolkit/modules/understand/index.html