Theme: 8JJ Patient safety
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Senior medical students perception on the patient safety culture
Authors: Luciana Bernardon Ribeiro; Stefnia Roman; Carolina Marques Lopes; Guilherme Costa e Silva; Thiago de Oliveira Monaco; Renata Mahfuz Daud Galotti Institutions: Universidade Nove de Julho
 
Background

The culture of patient safety (SP) refers to the set of values​​, attitudes, perceptions and individual and group skills that determine the commitment and expertise on issues of SP. 

Summary of Work

To evaluate the degree of perceived internal 5th-year medical course of Universidade Nove de Julho - UNINOVE about the culture of SP in practice scenarios, using validated instrument. 

Internal 5th year of UNINOVE who agreed to participate signed the consent form and answered the instrument Safety Attitudes Questionnaire - SAQ anonymously. This instrument was validated in Brazil, contains 43 questions divided into 6 dimensions. Each question is assessed on a Likert scale of 5 points. Quantitative variables were presented by their frequencies. SigmaStat (SPSS, Chicago, IL) was used. 

Summary of Results

A total of 118 filled the internal instrument (Response Rate-83.7%). On the positive side, 75% of respondents consider the good tutor-student relationship; 67% signaled that communication among the health care team is adequate and 65% of them reported a good interpersonal relationship in the fields of stage. However, 45% of respondents believe that errors are recorded in their personal files, 33% believe that mistakes will be used against them with a personal-punitive focus. Only 20% of respondents have a positive view of culture SP in practice scenarios and communication of adverse event for patients and family. 

Conclusion

We observed, in general, an overall highly positive vision. However in specific aspects of SP's vision becomes negative, especially in the communication of the adverse event. Strategies should be adopted to improve the perception of culture SP students in practice settings. 

References

CARVALHO, R. E. F. L.; Adaptação Transcultural do Safety Attitudes Questionnaire para o Brasil – Questionário de Atitude de Segurança

NIEVA, V. F.; SORRA, J. Safety culture assessment: a tool for improving patient safety in healthcare organizations. Quality and Safety in Health Care, v. 12, p. 17-23, 2003. Supplement 2.

25. FLIN, R. et al. Measuring safety climate in healthcare. Quality and Safety in Health Care, v.5, n.2, p.109-115, 2006.

DEILKAS, E.T.; HOFOSS, D. Psychometric properties of the Norwegian verson of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ), Generic verson (Short Form 2006). BMC Health Service Research, v. 191, n. 5, p. 1-10, 2008.

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