The Center for Patient Safety is joining the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s campaign for Patient Safety Awareness Week, from March 14-20th, 2021


In recognition of Patient Safety Awareness Week, the Center for Patient Safety is encouraging the acknowledgement and celebration of efforts to improve safe care throughout healthcare. We invite you to celebrate and bring the care team together!

If you’re a health system, hospital, EMS agency, nursing home, home care or hospice facility, surgery center, pharmacy or medical office, this FREE Toolkit is for you. Download a checklist of suggestions for activities to promote awareness of safety efforts at your organization.


How to get started:

Download your FREE 2021 Patient Safety Awareness Week Toolkit by filling out the form below. You'll also receive an email with an option to download the Toolkit pieces at any time.

Visit the the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Patient Safety Awareness page for more information on their Patient Safety Awareness Week Campaign. 


5 Tips to Help You Celebrate, because Together, we are Better, Stronger, and Safer!

Tip 1 – Complete the form below and save the PSAW Toolkit to your computer.  

Tip 2 – Plan an event or several events to recognize patient safety efforts at your organization. 

Tip 3 – Visit and check out additional resources, studies and research for providers.

Tip 4 – Make it fun! Come up with a theme for the week or each day, watch videos, take quizzes, and play games to identify areas of safety concern or that allow everyone in the organization to get involved.

Tip 5 – Consider assessing your employee culture using a patient safety culture survey that launches during Patient Safety Awareness Week. The additional campaign awareness can help achieve a strong response rate.


To download the 2021 Patient Safety Awareness Week Toolkit, please fill out the form below.