Karin Berntsen, R.N., is the Director of Quality and Risk Management at Alvarado Hospital in San Diego, California. She is also the Patient Safety Officer for the hospital. Nurse Berntsen has worked at Alvarado for more than four years, authored two books on patient safety, and believes passionately that all patients should have the best, safest care possible when they are in the hospital.
Nurse Karin Berntsen shares what a woman should do if she suspects her healthcare providers are not washing their hands.
October 23, 2009 - 11:05am
Nurse Karin Berntsen shares tips to advocate for your health while in the hospital.
October 23, 2009 - 10:54am
Nurse Karin Berntsen share three ways women can prevent medical errors before arriving at the hospital.
October 23, 2009 - 10:48am
Nurse Karin Berntsen shares if there is legislation that promotes high-quality patient safety.
October 23, 2009 - 10:41am
Nurse Karin Berntsen shares how talking with another patient with the same diagnosis can enhance care and healing.
October 23, 2009 - 10:37am
Nurse Karin Berntsen shares three ways a woman can prevent infections while staying in the hospital.
October 23, 2009 - 10:25am
Nurse Karin Berntsen shares what a woman should know about obtaining a second opinion about her diagnosis or course of treatment.
October 23, 2009 - 10:15am