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Incident Reporting in the Workplace

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Incident reporting is an accountability of all staff working in healthcare facilities. Knowing how to fill out an incident report is necessary knowledge for any professional. An incident report should be completed immediately after an incident has occurred and appropriate corrective action followed.

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An incident is anything that happens out of the ordinary in a facility. Specifically, unplanned events or situations that result in, or have the potential to result in injury, ill health, damage or loss. Incident reports are integral to a functional healthcare system that is committed to ongoing improvement and transparency.

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Mark Mclennan
04 Jun 2021
Straightforward and easy to follow
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Magie Pasion
13 Mar 2021
This learning enhances my already acquired knowledge in dealing with the incident occurrence within my workplace.
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18 Sep 2021
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15 Feb 2022
This resource very useful to gave careers confidence , knowledge and skills to assistance their clients . I Recommend this resource to all healthy professionals, spicily support workers at community and aged care.
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