GAPPS Trigger Tool - Content

The triggers in the Global Assessment of Pediatric Patient Safety (GAPPS) Trigger Tool, which has a manual and automated approach, fall into 6 general categories; 2 categories, surgical and NICU/PICU, are specific to particular care areas: 

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

Downloads & Contact Information

Please provide your name and email address below to receive a copy of the GAPPS materials from CEPQM.
These materials include:

  • The Manual of Operations (MOO) for GAPPS, including Appendices

For the GAPPS reviewer training videos, please see "Training Videos" under the GAPPS Trigger Tool tab on the left.

Those interested in learning more about the GAPPS Trigger Tool may contact