Nursing Grand Rounds | Patient Safety: How You Can Prevent Harm

Earn free CE at UW Continuing Nursing Education.


Learn how clinicians can help reduce harm to zero errors.

The lecture was recorded May 20, 2014 by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.

This course was reviewed November 19, 2014 and will be available through November 2017.

Photo of Jessica Yanny, presenter at UW Nursing Grand Rounds.


Jessica Yanny, MS, CNS, CCRN
Patient Safety Manager, Center for Clinical Excellence, University of Washington Medical Center



What participants found significant—

Thought-provoking.  Especially the concept of "pause" by the team.

Ways to stop errors in a system, rather than errors being a reflection of the clinician.

Pay attention. Touch your patients.

I really liked the real life stories in the videos.

Watch video or download the handouts for this nursing grand rounds.


Watch the video
Print the handout


If you would like to receive contact hours for attending this presentation during Live Nursing Grand Rounds or watching the presentation online, please register.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After viewing this nursing grand rounds, you will be better able to:

  • Recognize why errors occur
  • Describe the Swiss Cheese Model of Safety
  • Identify the nurse's role in preventing errors

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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