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OHA HEN 2.0 Resources
(includes resources on pressure ulcers, falls, readmissions, iatrogenic delirium, and integration of worker and patient safety)

Safety Brochures:
The materials listed below are available in bulk through OHA. To place a large quantity order, use the "order online" link.

 Inpatient Brochure Order Online (free)


 OPSI Standardization of Color Wrist Band Tool Kit │ Poster PowerPoint 

 Patient Identification - WHO

 Patient Identification SAFER Guide

 Hospital National Patient Safety Goals 2015 - Joint Commission

 Oops, Sorry, Wrong Patient - A Patient Verification Process - ISMP

Skin Integrity:

 The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP)

 Skin Integrity, Impaired: Risk For - Pressure Sores; Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores; Decubitus Care

 Pressure Ulcer Staging - WOCN

 Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals - AHRQ

 Braden Scale: Information │ Scale

Pediatric Resources:

 Solutions for Patient Safety Recommended Bundles:
(note: some of the SPS resources linked within these documents are available only to SPS participating hospitals)

 Child Physical Abuse - American Academy of Pediatrics Articles

Tackling in Youth Football - Policy Statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics


 STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries) Tool Kit for Health Care Providers - CDC

 Guidelines for Preventing Falls - AAOS

 Preventing Falls in Hospitals - Toolkit from AHRQ

 Morse Fall Scale - from AHRQ Toolkit

 Transforming Care at the Bedside How-to Guide: Reducing Patient Injuries from Falls - IHI

 Falls Toolkit - U.S. Dept of Veteran's Affairs

 Balance and Falls - American Physical Therapy Association

 Preventing Patient Falls: A Systematic Approach from the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Project - HPOE/HRET/AHA

 Falls Prevention Awareness Day - September 22nd, 2017 - National Council on Aging


Harmful Algal Blooms - Implications for Tap/Drinking Water and Recreational Waters - ODH

 HAB - Information for Public Water Systems - Ohio EPA

 Ohio Algae Information for Recreational Waters - Ohio EPA


 Scabies - FAQ - CDC

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