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Patient Safety Assessment Tool (PSAT)

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The Patient Safety Assessment Tool (Excel) (PSAT) - a cognitive aid to assist managers and staff conduct an objective assessment of a patient safety program. 

The tool covers program administration and management and provides walk-around sections focusing on the patient care environment.

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TIPS Nov/Dec 2012: Using the Patient Safety Assessment Tool to Conduct a Prospective Risk Analysis

TIPS May/June 2012: The Patient Safety Assessment Tool: An Overview