Tubing Misconnections Self Assessment for Healthcare Facilities

The Tubing Misconnections Self Assessment for Healthcare Facilities is designed as a tool to help identify products and practices that pose a risk of inadvertent tubing misconnections, with the goal of mitigating potentially known risks.

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Objectives

  • Identify and prioritize devices and practices vulnerable to tubing misconnections
  • Establish processes and device selection protocols to help safeguard against misconnections

Methodology

The self-assessment tool guides users through a modified risk assessment. To complete the analysis, users evaluate current delivery systems and mating devices, rate the ease of connection and potential for patient harm, and assign risk priority scores.

Customer Benefits

  • A customized action plan that prioritizes at risk products and processes
  • Strategies tailored for the institution to minimize the risk of inadvertent tubing misconnections

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