Identify & Reduce Risks

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  • 1. 
    Why is it important to have safety processes and double checks in place?
    • A. 

      To prevent incidents from happening

    • B. 

      To prevent recurrence of incidents

    • C. 

      To reduce the risk of harm to staff, patients and visitors.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The team focuses on safety by identifying and reducing risks, and using safety checks for high risk activities. As a frontline staff, what is your role in meeting these standards? (Select all that applies)
    • A. 

      Report any safety risks or concerns and share your ideas for addressing them

    • B. 

      Be aware of the ‘double checks’ and other safety systems used on your unit

    • C. 

      Be aware of what activities in your area are ‘high risk’

    • D. 

      Know where to find the policies and resources on Sunnynet

    • E. 

      Encourage patients, visitors and other staff to speak up about safety concerns

  • 3. 
    What kind of 'risks' should be identified, reported, and discussed? (Select all that applies)
    • A. 

      Physical hazards

    • B. 

      Equipment failures

    • C. 

      Aggressive patient behaviours

    • D. 

      Near miss incidents

    • E. 

      Working alone

    • F. 

      Communication failures

  • 4. 
    An example of a risk-related activity is administering high-risk medications. Which of the following is an example of safety check to address this?
    • A. 

      Independent double check

    • B. 

      MAR-to-MAR check

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Safety incidents can happen at any time. What can we do reduce the likelihood of an incident from occurring or recurring?
    • A. 

      Be aware of safety concerns

    • B. 

      Report safety incidents

    • C. 

      Discuss risks and safety concerns

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    True or False: You should participate in safety briefing only when you're involved in a safety incident.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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