By establishing evaluation procedures and a process for enhancing your safe patient handling program, you can periodically assess the effectiveness of your hospital's efforts and ensure continuous safe patient handling improvement and long-term success. A few evaluation steps to consider:
Looking to build on your program's success? Learn from some hospitals that have implemented safe patient handling practices* with positive results.
The following resources will help you evaluate your hospital's safe patient handling program:
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