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June 2017

Long Term Care PSO 101 – What you should know

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Center for Patient Safety is hosting a webinar on 6/6/2017 to share information and answer questions on how joining a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) can help you improve resident safety: • What are the benefits of joining a PSO? • How can a PSO support your patient safety efforts? • How can PSO protections apply to your organization? This webinar is open to healthcare professionals in LTC with a desire to improve patient safety and reduce patient risk, including professionals…

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Safety Culture Assessment-Long Term Care

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Culture impacts everything we do. The strongest cultures support employee engagement, promote open communication and the sharing of mistakes to foster improvement.  It's no different in health care organizations.  But it can be hard to assess the culture in your own organization. Learn about how the Center's comprehensive safety culture survey can save you time and money and why measuring your culture is so important to improve resident safety. FREE WEBINAR 9/14/2017 Thursday, September 14th from 1-2pm (Central) The Center for Patient…

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July 2017

Patient Safety: A Practical Approach from CPS Experts

July 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Center for Patient Safety works with providers across the care continuum to implement practical and creative solutions to improve patient safety. Join us as we share our expertise on topics like the patient safety culture assessment, culture strategies, improvement best practices, PSOs, and more. We’ll share tips and science to give you a boost in your improvement efforts. To register, Click Here.

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Hospital PSO 101 – What you should know

July 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Center for Patient Safety is hosting a webinar to share information and answer questions on how joining a PSO can help you meet the requirements of the new CMS regulation for requirements under the Affordable Care Act by January 2017: 1. Learn the benefits of joining a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) 2. Learn how joining a PSO can support your patient safety efforts 3. Learn how the PSO protections can apply to your organization This webinar is open to…

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EMS Patient Safety Boot Camp

July 25 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Branson Convention Center,
200 E. Main Street
Branson, MO 65616 United States
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Designed to develop your internal champions, this program is geared towards leaders, educators and others who have a passion for safety. The CPS Patient Safety Boot Camp is a one of kind, hands-on workshop that educates attendees on patient safety foundations and theories. The program builds the framework and understanding of patient safety that concludes with a customized patient safety plan for attendees. THE TARGET AUDIENCE Designed for early adopters and innovators who take safety seriously. The Patient Safety Boot…

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MRI Is The “Safe Option” Only If We Actively Work To Make It So

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

MRI SAFETY WEEK: JULY 24-30 MRI, because it doesn’t use ionizing radiation, is often touted as the “safe option” for imaging. While it is true that MRI does not carry the cancer risks that X-ray based imaging do, MRI has a number of its own risk factors which, as technology and clinical practice change, have increased over time. It surprises many to learn that over a 10-year period, reported MRI accidents grew 5x faster than the growth in studies. This…

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August 2017

EMS PSO 101 – What you should know

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Center for Patient Safety is hosting a webinar to share information and answer questions on how joining a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) can help EMS providers improve patient safety: • What are the benefits of joining a PSO? • How can a PSO can support your patient safety efforts? • How can PSO protections apply to your organization? This webinar is open to healthcare professionals in EMS with a desire to improve patient safety and reduce patient risk, including…

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Leadership, Louder than Words: C-Suite Ambassadors of Patient Safety

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Committed c-suite leadership to inspire a shared vision is the most critical element in a successful patient safety program. This non-delegable responsibility sets the example by supporting an open and transparent environment, fostering a patient safety culture among all caregivers. Learn how senior leaders use these steps to provide and support a safer care venue for all patients: Assessing the Culture Integrating patient safety into your strategic plan Supporting your patient safety plan Improving your care processes Sustaining the gains…

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September 2017

Long Term Care PSO 101 – What you should know

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Center for Patient Safety is hosting a webinar on 9/7/2017 to share information and answer questions on how joining a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) can help you improve resident safety: • What are the benefits of joining a PSO? • How can a PSO support your patient safety efforts? • How can PSO protections apply to your organization? This webinar is open to healthcare professionals in LTC with a desire to improve patient safety and reduce patient risk, including professionals…

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Safety Culture Assessment-Long Term Care

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Culture impacts everything we do. The strongest cultures support employee engagement, promote open communication and the sharing of mistakes to foster improvement.  It's no different in health care organizations.  But it can be hard to assess the culture in your own organization. Learn about how the Center's comprehensive safety culture survey can save you time and money and why measuring your culture is so important to improve resident safety. FREE WEBINAR 6/13/2017 Tuesday, June 13th from 1-2pm (Central) The Center for Patient…

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