CPS Presents Webinar Series for American Ambulance Association (AAA)

September 6, 2013    |   By: Calevir

The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) is proud and honored to be presenting a three-part webinar series for ambulance services titled “Connecting the Dots – What a Culture of Safety and Patient Safety Organizations Mean to Quality and Safety Improvements in EMS”.  This three-part webinar series will link the broad recommendations coming out of the Strategy for a National EMS Culture of Safety document, identifying what is a culture of safety and how they can begin to implement the ideas and concepts in their services; assessing their current QI processes and how they can legally protect them (and why they should) under the umbrella of a PSO; the importance of voluntary reporting; and the potential ACA implications to EMS on error reporting in the future. The series will also include a high level overview of EMS error data currently being reported to the CPS PSO, and first-hand experience with implementing a culture of safety and medical error reporting within large EMS agencies.

The series begins on October 3 and runs through October 17.   Visit the AAA education and training website for registration and further details.

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