Of those, two-thirds reported anxiety about future errors and half reported decreased job confidence and satisfaction, the study found.
Stunned, she told nearby staff at the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Seattle Children’s Hospital what had happened.
“It was in the line of, ‘Oh my God, I have given too much calcium,’” recalled a fellow nurse, Michelle Asplin, in a statement to state investigators.
She was close to the child’s family, who sought out her care, records show.
She was Facebook friends with Alana Zautner, Kaia’s mom, hospital officials said.
“Within Just Culture, staff are not terminated for simple human error.” Experts in patient safety say terminating an individual worker is rarely the answer to even the worst mistakes, unless they’re the result of repeated, willful flouting of established procedures or intentional harm.
It’s far better to identify and address the problems in the system that contributed to the error, said Mary Z.
Louis, who studied the issue in a 2007 survey of more than 3,100 practicing doctors in the U. “It really affects their confidence as physicians and it affects their ability in the future,” Waterman said.
Longtime caregiver Records show that Hiatt had cared for Kaia Zautner many times since her birth, when the baby with severe heart problems was first brought to Seattle Children’s.
Reached by msnbc.com, Alana Zautner declined to comment publicly.