Awareness about Convergent Patient Safety Culture of Health Professional Working in Tertiary Hospital

상급 종합병원 종사자들의 융합형 환자안전 문화 인식

  • Choi, Seon-Wook (Department of Radiology, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Jeon, Min-Cheol (Department of Radiological Technology, Daejeon Health Institute of Technology)
  • 최선욱 (충남대학교병원 영상의학과) ;
  • 전민철 (대전보건대학교 방사선학과)
  • Received : 2017.11.13
  • Accepted : 2018.01.20
  • Published : 2018.01.28


This study was to measure the awareness of the patient safety culture of medical workers in various occupations working in hospitals and tried to be used as useful data. As a result of evaluating department (ward), hospital, immediate supervisor/manager, communication & procedures and frequency of accident reports, the patient safety accidents considered to be the most dangerous, technicians showed high results in the department(ward), nurses showed high results in the immediate supervisor/manager area. Radiological technologists and physical therapists recognized falls and clinical pathologists and nurses recognized before during after the test as the most dangerous patient safety accidents. To raise awareness of patient safety culture, executives and practitioners should create an atmosphere in which practitioners can prioritize patient safety, gain and manage appropriate personnel, manage cooperative systems between workers or departments.


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