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June 2018

Nebraska DHHS Patient Safety Boot Camp (Nebraska EMS Agencies Only)

June 2 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Central Community College – Grand Island, 3134 West Highway 34
Grand Island, NE 68803 United States
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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is Hosting a Boot Camp on June 2, 2018.  (Nebraska EMS Agencies Only) Registration begins at 7:30am and the event will start at 8am. ABOUT THE BOOT CAMP The CPS Patient Safety Boot Camp is a one of kind workshop that educates attendees on patient safety foundations and theories. Instructors will assist attendees in reassessing their patient safety program, culminating with clarification of next steps. hands-on 8-hour workshop taught by two patient safety…

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November 2018

Second Victims Experience

November 5 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saint Luke’s North Hospital – Barry Medical Park Building, 5800 Northwest Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64154 United States
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About Second Victims Most health care providers adjust well to the multitude of demands encountered during an unexpected or traumatic clinical event. Providers often have strong emotional defenses that carry them through and let them “get the job done.” Yet sometimes the emotional aftershock (or stress reaction) can be difficult. Signs and symptoms of this emotional aftershock may last a few days, a few weeks, a few months, or longer. Who is a Second Victim? Second victims are “healthcare providers…

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Approach to Safety:

The Center for Patient Safety agrees with Dr. Tejal Gandhi’s advocacy for “a total systems approach to safety” — where safety is at the core of health care delivery across the continuum and a

Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert #59:

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CPS Safety Watch – Respiratory Compromise:

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