GAPPS Trigger Tool | Content

The triggers in the Manual and Automated Global Assessment of Pediatric Patient Safety (GAPPS) Trigger Tools fall into 6 general categories; two categories, surgical and NICU/PICU, are specific to particular care areas:

  • Medications/Fluids
  • Hospital Care
  • Environment Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Hospital Transfers/Outcomes
  • Surgical
  • NICU/PICU

Downloads and Contact Information

A final version of the GAPPS Trigger Tool is available here. Those interested in learning more about the GAPPS Trigger Tool may contact CEPQM@childrens.harvard.edu.