Partnership for Patients Upcoming Webinar – Preventing Pressure Ulcers and Falls

September 2, 2011    |   By: Calevir

HHS’ Partnership for Patients has teamed up with the National Quality Forum to launch a series of free patient safety Webinars, the sixth of which focuses on preventing pressure ulcers and falls, is scheduled for September 9. Featured speakers are Mary Tinetti, M.D., Director, Program on Aging, Yale University School of Medicine, and Dan Berlowitz, M.D., Director, Center for Health Quality Outcomes and Economic Research, Veterans Affairs. The session will discuss the Partnership for Patients goals of reducing falls while maintaining patient mobility and reducing preventable pressure ulcers in acute-care settings. Follow up Webinars will include topics on obstetrical adverse events and venous thromboembolism. Select to register for the September 9, 1 – 2:30 p.m., EDT, Webinar.

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