2018 Patient Safety Awareness Week Forum

Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 11-17th

Join us Wednesday at the CPS Patient Safety Forum on March 14, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri (open to all provider types) and hosted by Medtronic.

The clinical focus for the forum is to educate and improve providers’ response to patient’s with respiratory compromise.

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Date: March 14, 2018
Time: 7:30-4:30
Location: The Lodge Des Peres, 1050 Des Peres Road, Des Peres, MO 63131 (just 15 minutes from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport)
Cost: $50


Everyday across the country, healthcare is provided in many clinical settings and environments.  Likewise, the healthcare landscape is complicated as it evolves at an ever-quickening pace with new specialties, titles and tools.  Coupled with the growing demands placed on clinicians and healthcare leaders, how do we ensure the safety of our patients?  Join us for this collaborative opportunity to learn with other providers across the continuum of care how patient safety can be improved.

This one-of-a-kind, hands-on workshop offers vital patient safety information in TED-talk format:

  • the importance of improving your safety culture
  • moving from a punitive to learning environment
  • the value of reporting mistakes and how we can learn from them
  • leadership’s role in patient safety
  • and much more

In addition, Drs. Jake Keeperman and Scott Bourn will provide a clinical focus on respiratory compromise, including identification and appropriate interventions. No matter your clinical setting, at the completion of this workshop, you will have a better understanding of the cultural components necessary for patient safety and a clinical understanding of respiratory compromise.


Designed for those who take safety seriously in LTC, home care, hospitals, EMS, medical offices, pharmacies, etc. The Patient Safety Forum is a must for healthcare leaders, educators and others who have a passion for safety.


  • The Importance of Patient Safety Culture
  • The Buck Stops Here – Leadership’s Role in Patient Safety
  • We’re Only Human – Mistakes and Near Miss Events
  • Gotta’ Make it Better – Improving Patient Safety
  • I Still Have to Measure? Ugh! – Measurement in Patient Safety
  • You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know – Where are Your Patient Safety Risks?
  • Putting it All Together – Safety Journey Next Steps
  • Let’s Get Going – Sharing Learning


  • 8 hours for EMS, courtesy of MedicCE
  • Pending: 2 hours for RRT
  • Pending: 2 hours for RN


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The Center for Patient Safety believes that collaboration and sharing are the best ways to drive improvement. We strive to provide the right solutions and resources to improve healthcare safety and quality.