This lecture will explore the critical issues associated with errors occurring within the ICU setting, including the prevalence, nature and contributing factors. In addition, the talk will explore the impact of errors on patients, clinicians and healthcare organisations. The direct consequences for the error maker or 'second victim' will be discussed, with a specific focus also on their support needs following an error event.
Critical Care Nurses
Trainee Critical Care Doctors
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to: