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1. What % of hospitals surveyed in the United States met the minimum standards set forth in 1917 by Dr. Codman’s Hospital Standardization Program.

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47%

8%

25%

13%

2. Which organization was established to produce evidence to make care safer; higher quality; more accessible, equitable and affordable; and to ensure the that the evidence is understood and used.

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Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JHAHO)

Institute for Medicine (IHI)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

3. The “To Err is Human” report was the first Institute of Medicine report that highlighted the extent of preventable harm across the healthcare continuum.

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True

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False

4. Who was the first known person to use the term preventable harm in healthcare?

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Florence Nightingale

Dr. Ernest Codman

Dr. Donabedian

Dr. Peter Pronovost

5. What are the narratives that are holding us back in healthcare from improving patient safety?

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We accept harm as inevitable rather than preventable

We view safety and quality as a project rather than an integrated management system

Safety is based on the heroism of our clinicians rather that the safe design of our systems

All of the above

6. Which evidenced-based interventions were implemented by Florence Nightingale and the Sanitary Commission to significantly reduce preventable harm among Crimean war soldiers? (Select all that apply.)

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hand washing

flushing out the sewer systems

prescribing antibiotics

improving ventilation

7. Healthcare uses improvement science to improve the patient experience.

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True

False

8. The “Free from Harm” report highlights that there is significant risk for preventable harm because harm can occur anywhere care happens. This includes ____ million admissions annually to hospitals and ____ billion ambulatory visits.

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5 and 2

35 and 8

35 and 1

50 and 4

9. The “Crossing the Quality Chasm” report highlighted several strategies for redesigning the healthcare system. Which of these were included?

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Apply evidence to healthcare delivery

Ensure that leaders establish and sustain a safety culture

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Create a common set of safety metrics

All of the above

10. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JHAHO) primary purpose was to provide voluntary accreditation.

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True

False

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