Multi-level incident types example - Clinical

Clinical Handover incident

  • Omission of critical info - client's care plan
  • Omission of critical info - client's conditions
  • Transfer of patient without adequate handover

Clinical incident

  • Misunderstood problem
  • Routine check neglected
  • Incorrect diagnosis

Equipment incident

  • Damage
  • Failure
  • Loss

Hazard

  • Biological - bacterial, virus, insects
  • Chemical - toxic chemicals
  • Ergonomic - repetitive, inappropriate use
  • Physical - radiation, magnetic
  • Psychological - stress, violence
  • Safety - inappropriate guarding, equip malfunction

Infection Control Breach

  • Airborne transmission
  • Contact transmission
  • Droplet transmission

Medication incident

  • Deviation from physician's medication order
  • Dispensing error
  • Dosing error
  • Drug interaction
  • Incorrect drug

Patient Fall

  • Accidental
  • Physiological anticipated
  • Physiological unanticipated

Patient incident

  • Deteriorating patient
  • Identification error
  • Pressure injury

Property incident

  • Loss
  • Damage
  • Theft

Security incident

  • Cultural breach
  • Privacy breach
  • Trespassing

WHS incident

  • Act of aggression
  • Fire and emergency
  • Incident
  • Injury
  • Manual handling
  • Near miss
  • Theft
  • Vehicle incident
Have more questions? Submit a request

Comments

0 comments

Article is closed for comments.