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Psychological safety on the healthcare team

Pfeifer, Lauren E. MSN, RN; Vessey, Judith A. PhD, MBA, FAAN

doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000558490.12760.08

For patients to receive optimal care that integrates the specialized knowledge of all team members, each party needs to feel free to voice their concerns and engage in skilled communication without fear of reprisal. Learn how to promote psychological safety among team members to positively transform the work environment and improve patient care.

At Boston College's William F. Connell School of Nursing, Lauren E. Pfeifer is a doctoral student and Judith A. Vessey is the Leila Holden Carroll endowed professor in nursing.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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