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  1. Kruger, Nancy DNSc, RN
  2. Hurley, Ann C. DNSc, RN, FAAN
  3. Gustafson, Michael MD, MBA


The authors describe an original patient Safety Platform Model. The model identifies the broad components involved in patient safety initiatives and outlines their relationship to one another. A case example of how the model can be used is given as the authors describe a falls-prevention program.