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.

WHAT IS THE PATIENT SAFETY FORUM?

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

  • importance of improving your safety culture
  • moving from a punitive to learning environment
  • value of reporting mistakes and how we can learn from them
  • leadership’s role in patient safety
  • In addition, Drs. Jacob Keeperman, Scott Bourn and Paul Milligan 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.

Download Patient Safety Forum Informational Brochure
Download Agenda

DETAILS

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 7:30 registration; 8am Kickoff
Cost: $50 (or 20% discount rate for CPS Subscribers); Free to students in clinical or healthcare leadership field.
Register

This event is hosted and supported by Medtronic, graciously offsetting the cost for attendees to participate. If you are a CPS Subscriber, please visit the subscriber page to register at your discounted rate. To become a subscriber, click here.

VENUE

The Lodge Des Peres
1050 Des Peres Road
Des Peres, MO 63131
Just 15 minutes from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport 

HOTEL

Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
1335 South Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63131  BOOK ROOM

CONTINUING EDUCATION

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

 

 

OBJECTIVES

  1. Understand patient safety culture
  2. Understand the difference between a punitive environment and a just culture
  3. Use quality improvement tools such as Root Cause Analysis and Prioritization Matrix
  4. List three next steps to improve patient safety culture in your organization.

WORKBOOK AND 1-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION

Every attendee receives a workbook to complete throughout the day and a one-year free subscription to the Center for Patient Safety. Digital resources and tools are made available for future use and customization. Subscription features include Community Forum and chat room access, custom tools, newsletters, videos, and special access to preview events and attend future education and training.

THE TARGET AUDIENCE

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.

AGENDA

SPEAKERS (in order of agenda)

LEE VARNER, MS EMS, EMT-P
Lee is the Patient Safety Director for EMS Services at the Center for Patient Safety. Lee is a certified Just Culture Trainer and a Certified Professional in Patient Safety. Lee is also a founding member of the National EMS Safety Council and an active member of the NAEMT.

BRIAN FROELKE, MD
Dr. Froelke is the Missouri EMS Medical Director, Assistant Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, and EMS Medical Director at Christian Hospital. He is also the EMS Medical Advisor for the Center for Patient Safety.

EUNICE HALVERSON, MA, CPPS
Eunice is a Patient Safety Specialist for the Center for Patient Safety. She is a Certified Professional in Patient Safety with more than 35 years of leadership and hands-on experience in quality, risk and patient safety for a large health system.

KATHRYN WIRE, JD, MBA, CPPS, CPHRM
Kathryn is a Project Manager at the Center for Patient Safety. She is a Certified Professional in Patient Safety and a certified Just Culture Trainer with more than 30 years of experience in healthcare risk and patient safety across multiple healthcare settings.

ALEX CHRISTGEN, CPPS, CPHQ
Alex is the Executive Director at the Center for Patient Safety. She is a Certified Professional in Patient Safety and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality. She has more than 20 years of process improvement and culture change experience.

PAUL MILLIGAN, PharmD
Dr. Milligan is the System Medication Safety Pharmacist for BJC HealthCare in St. Louis, Missouri and Clinical Lead for the Adverse Drug Event Preventable Harm Initiative since 2008.

SCOTT BOURN, PhD, RN, EMT-P
Dr. Bourn was vice president of clinical practices and research at American Medical Response and president of the National Association of EMS Educators. He has more than three decades of experience in quality improvement in EMS, and is nationally recognized for his leadership.

JACOB B. KEEPERMAN, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Dr. Keeperman is an emergency medicine specialist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology at Washington University.

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