Patient Safety: Librarian as Advocate
These materials, based on the Patient Safety Resource Seminar,
are geared for libraries wanting to take a more active role in patient safety in their institution.
These will be updated regularly; please feel free to contact the author with suggestions and recommendations.
- Bibliography: Librarians and Libraries in Patient Safety: A Bibliography (75 kb, rev: May 22, 2013)
- Handouts: Patient Safety Advocacy
(44 kb, rev:
Jun 6, 2013)
Patient safety advocacy suggestions; Patient safety at your institution: where to connect; and Resources medical librarians may offer in patient safety
Librarians Improving Health Care: Making a Difference
(98 kb, rev:
May 22, 2013)
Selected articles highlighting librarian successes in improving the safety of healthcare
- Patient Safety: Librarian as Advocate
(305 kb, rev:
Jun 26, 2009)
- Ten minute presentation highlighting the different areas in which the library may become involved in patient safety.
(175 kb, rev:
Jan 15, 2010)
Includes agenda, script notes and presentation bibliography. Script notes are also included on the PowerPoint slides.
- Use the Handouts above
Holly Ann Burt, MLIS, is the Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region.