Unformatted text preview: the California Occupational Health Branch. Both websites are
listed in the Internet Resources page.
Step 2. Perform a three-step selection process – initial screening of devices, clinical
simulation and intermediate selection, and clinical pilot testing.
The initital screening is performed using evaluation forms, which can be found at
the TDICT website and should involve a broad cross section of employees and
unit representatives. Clinical simulation and scenarios are methods of “test
driving” the device and assessing its application in a particular clinical situation
without threatening the health and safety of either patients or health care workers.
TDICT has created simulation variables, also available at their website. It is
strongly encouraged that each facility create scenarios that are appropriate for
unique patient needs and settings in your facility. Clinical pilot testing allows a
test in “real use” situations before purchasing in large quantities and
implementing the device throughout the health care facility. Pilot testing ca...
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