ICSI Safe Site Protocol
Both emphasize the importance of
repeating the timeout verification process whenever there is a change in
personnel involved or a change in location of the patient.
Both closely mirror Joint Commission’s Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong
Wrong Person Surgery.
Some great learning tools are
available through the Utah C³ (Correct Patient, Correct Procedure, Correct
Correct Site Surgery Initiative. Not only do they have a brochure for patients but they also used a tool from IHI to do a
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for use of an OR Verification List.