Measuring Performance

Informed Consent in Low-Literacy Populations 

Project Status: Completed

Informed Consent in Low-Literacy Populations

This project investigated the barriers to and strategies for successfully implementing the NQF-endorsed Safe Practice 10 as identified in the 2003 Safe Practices for Better Healthcare. Based on findings from this project, a separate user’s guide was developed to assist providers in implementing the 2003 Safe Practice 10.

Access the Final Report: Improving Patient Safety Through Informed Consent for Patients with Limited Health Literacy

Access the User Guide:  Implementing a National Voluntary Consensus Standard for Informed Consent: A User’s Guide for Healthcare Professionals

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