Virtual Conference Brings National Speakers to Organizations

March 4, 2013    |   By: Calevir

March 2013 is Patient Safety Awareness Month! It’s an exciting time to celebrate and recognize the efforts at your organization.   What better way to complement your focus than by bringing national speakers to your organization?   Any and all of the following sessions are available for presentation within your organization for one low registration fee (discount available for all sessions, one registration offers one line access to unlimited viewers for use within, for example, a conference or assembly room), include continuing education* hours for all participants, live Q&A with the speakers, and an available recording after the session to continue the sharing!   Click on any of the following sessions to learn more:

March 5, 2013 @ 2pm CST – Dr. Bob Wachter presents “Healthcare Safety in 2013: How the lessons of the past inform the future”Sharing the principles of safe care, as highlighted in his book series, Understanding Patient Safety.

March 14, 2013 @ 12pm CST – Christopher Jerry presents “The Emily Jerry Story”Sharing a poignant personal story about a tragic, preventable medication error that resulted in the loss of Chris’s daughter and significantly impacted the pharmacist involved in the mistake. The session will focus on how the tragedy and collaboration between family and professionals is positively improving medication safety.

March 20th, 2013 @ 12pm CST – Sue Scott and Laura Hirschinger present “The 2nd Victims Program: Taking Care of Our Own – An Executive Primer“…Sharing the leadership imperative to support programs to help clinicians who are impacted by unexpected clinical events.

March 27th, 2013 @ 12pm CST – James Conway presents “The More Things Change… the More They Stay the Same“…Sharing the role of governance, management, and front-line staff in providing safe care.

March 28th, 2013 @ 12pm CST – Becky Miller and the Center Team present “Continuing the Journey, Recognizing Successes“…Sharing in the success – includes Missouri Excellence in Safe Care Award winners and virtual poster sessions.

*This program has been approved for a total of 7.5 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of Fellow (FASHRM) and Distinguished Fellow (DFASHRM) and towards Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) renewal.

*This program has been approved for a total of 7.5 continuing education hours for CPHQ recertification by the National Association of Healthcare Quality.

*Approved by the Missouri Board of Pharmacy for 7.5 hours of pharmacist continuing education.


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