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While "incompentence" showed up as a primary patient safety issue in the recent study "The Silent Treatment: Why Safety Tools and Checklists Aren't Enough to Save Lives," this problem is not specific to any one setting, says Jan Davidson, MSN, RN, perioperative education specialist at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). AORN sponsored the study, along with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and VitalSmarts, a corporate training company in Provo, UT.

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