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Activities for Health Care Professionals

Patient Safety Awareness Week  – March 2-8, 2014

Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual, NPSF-led education and awareness campaign for health care safety.

Each year, health care organizations internationally take part in the event by prominently displaying the NPSF campaign logo and promotional materials within their organizations and deploying NPSF educational resources to hospital staff. NPSF is the founding sponsor of Patient Safety Awareness Week and has led the event since 2002, annually producing a visible campaign theme and robust toolkits specific to the most pressing patient safety issues.

Help your organization make the most of this important recognition week. Order your 2014 Patient Safety Awareness tools and materials to help you engage your staff, community, and patients.

Members of the Stand Up for Patient Safety program receive tools and resources as a benefit of membership.*

Members of the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety receive a discount on Patient Safety Awareness Week items for sale in the NPSF Store. Log-in with your member username and password to get the discount code.

The 2014 Patient Safety Awareness Week materials for health care professionals include:

  • Tent Cards
  • Posters
  • Buttons
  • Pens
  • Stickers
  • Patient Safety Champion Stickers
  • Patient Safety Champion Buttons

You can choose the products that best suit your organization’s needs. Visit the NPSF Store to view and order.


*Materials for Patient Safety Awareness Week are one of the valuable benefits of a membership in the Stand Up for Patient Safety and Ambulatory Stand Up for Patient Safety programs. To recognize Patient Safety Awareness Week, all members in good standing receive complimentary tools and access to supplemental materials and resources contributed exclusively to NPSF in honor of this awareness week. Learn more about Stand Up for Patient Safety and the Ambulatory Stand Up for Patient Safety programs.

For more information regarding Patient Safety Awareness Week or the Stand Up for Patient Safety Programs, please contact us at info@npsf.org.