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Patient Safety

Links to external sites with helpful resources on patient safety.

Adverse Health Events in Minnesota Public Reports - MDH
Minnesota Department of Health - Patient Safety Publications

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 
AHRQ Patient Safety Network (PSNet) is a national web-based resource featuring the latest news and essential resources on patient safety.

AORN Patient Safety First 
Promotes safety and optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures by providing practice support and professional development opportunities to perioperative nurses.

Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety 
An alliance of health care organizations working together for patient safety.

Minority and Multicultural Health - MDH 
Minnesota Department of Health resourcesto strengthen the health and wellness of racial/ethnic, cultural and tribal populations in Minnesota.

Nurse Advise-ERR 
A peer-reviewed newsletter published by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)

Patient Safety Links - MDH
Minnesota Department of Health - Patient Safety Links

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses
A comprehensive resource for quality and safety education for nurses.

Road Map to Controlled Substance Diversion Prevention 
The Board recently participated in a Coalition of stakeholders to identify best practices and resources to prevent, identify and investigate controlled substance diversion.

Statement of Support for a Statewide Culture of Learning
On October 8, 2009, the Minnesota Board of Nursing reaffirmed the Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Statement of Support for a Statewide Culture of Justice, Learning and Accountability because the concept of Just Culture as articulated in the Statement remains relevant to the work of the Board and consistent with the Board's mission, vision, values and philosophy of discipline.