Reading a CPD article improved Bing Raz’s knowledge of the use of situation awareness to enhance patient safety
The article examined the concept of situation awareness, which involves an individual’s perception and subsequent projection of events taking place in the surrounding environment. Interpreting information from the environment can assist nurses to improve outcomes and minimise the risk of errors.
Nursing Standard. 32, 9, 64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.9.64.s47
This reflective account is based on NS840 Gluyas H, Harris S-J (2016) Understanding situation awareness and its importance in patient safety. Nursing Standard. 30, 34, 50-58
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