MSUCOM / SCSStatewide Campus System

Improving Patient Safety Through Handoffs

Patient Care
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Professionalism
Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
Safety

This program is for residents and program directors. It describes quality and safety concerns involved with handoffs, the current regulatory efforts to address the problem, and how quality improvement techniques can help programs standardize their handoff procedures.

Freely available at:
http://scs.msu.edu/media/handoffs/