Patient Safety Rounds

Description: Patient safety rounds at VA or Jacksonville.

Attend a VA patient safety rounds which occur on Thursdays beginning at 1:00.  Please contact Julie Whitney at 376-1611 ext. 6641 or Julie.whitney@va.gov.  Observe how an interprofessional team of nurses, industrial hygienists, environmental safety specialists, patient safety, and environmental care staff inspect the medical center environment to ensure that proper housekeeping, sanitation, and maintenance are being performed and areas are free of physical hazards; insure adherence to infection control standards; evaluate patients at risk for preventable adverse events. Students are also invited to attend the Medication Safety Committee meeting held Mondays at 11:00 a.m. .  Please contact Julie Whitney at Julie.whitney@va.gov if you are interested in attending this meeting.

Attend a Jacksonville “Rapid Response Patient Rounds”. If you are interested in attending, contact Cynthia Gerdik at cynthia.gerdik@jax.ufl.edu.

Optional Submission Instructions: Summarize what you learned and reflect on ways this may or may not change your practice in 1-2 paragraphs and upload to Canvas