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June 2020

Patient Safety Assessment- The Road to High Reliability Webinar Series

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Have you ever heard that “culture eats strategy for breakfast?” What does that mean and why should you care? While strategy is essential, cutting-edge organizations continually work to improve their safety culture, which results in better patient care and a safer environment for patients and providers. Learn from Debby Vossenkemper and Colin Johnson as they share how systematically using the results of a patient safety culture survey continues to have a positive impact on entire organizations. CLICK HERE TO LEARN…

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July 2020

Communication and Transitions of Care- The Road to High Reliability Webinar Series

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The breakdown of communication often leads to clinical errors and the delay of appropriate care. When information is lost or delayed, it can lead to poor outcomes and patient harm. One of the most common places where communication failures occur is during the patient hand-off. Krista Haugen will share how you can improve communications with other clinicians and within your organization to reduce errors. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND GET REGISTERED!

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August 2020

Basic QI and Process Improvement- The Road to High Reliability Webinar Series

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How and why do you make improvements? Mike Taigman will show you how to eliminate weak points or bottlenecks in your operations. Learn how to adopt and implement a process of improvement methodology. Find out how this leads to increased efficiencies, enhanced workplace environment, and safer patient care. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND GET REGISTERED!

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September 2020

Second Victim Experience

September 10 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mid-America Transplant, 1110 Highlands Plaza Dr E #100,
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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$399

Dr. Susan Scott, Co-developer Second Victim Program Led by progam co-developer, Dr. Susan Scott, this full day session provides insights into the experiences as well as interventions of support, and it provides instruction for each participant to return to their organization with the knowledge, skills, and techniques necessary to support and train their peers. CPS supports the Second Victim Program as another component on the path to culture improvement. While we often focus on the impact on family members of…

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Advanced QI, Process Improvement & Peer Review- The Road to High Reliability Webinar Series

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

EMS clinicians always want to improve their care. Dr. Jacob Keeperman will show you how to improve patient care by systematically using a quality review process. John Romeo will share the real-life ups and downs that occur when developing and implementing a peer-review process. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND GET REGISTERED!

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October 2020

Learning with Simulation- The Road to High Reliability Webinar Series

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How do you use simulation at your agency? Jennifer McCarthy will describe how simulation can be used by leaders to optimize day-to-day operations while hard-wiring safety culture. Learn how simulation can be used to teach and reinforce a safety culture while improving clinical skills. You will learn new ways to enhance the effectiveness of simulation beyond traditional thinking and reduce preventable patient harm within your organization. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND GET REGISTERED!

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November 2020

High Reliability Organizations- The Road to High Reliability Webinar Series

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How reliable is the patient care at your agency? Dr. Alex Garza will show how the five concepts of highly reliable organizations can be applied to the EMS industry. These proven concepts have helped many industries avoid catastrophes in high-risk environments. Find out where errors can be expected due to multiple risk factors and develop a culture that is focused on improving failure. Understand how to apply high reliability, even with the complexity of patient care challenges in EMS. CLICK…

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The Center for Patient Safety wants to share this important harm-prevention advice from The Joint Commission and its Sentinel Event Alert: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants. The Joint Commis

CPS Safety Watch/Alert – Culture Can Improve the Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms:

Issue: A number of events reported co CPS’ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) demonstrate poor handoff communication about the patients’ infectious disease status Examples include: Patient with

CPS Safety Alert/Watch – Culture can Improve the Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms:

ISSUE:A number of events reported to CPS’ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) demonstrate poor handoff communication about the patients’ infectious disease status.Examples include:~Patient with s

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