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April 2020

Human Factors- The Road to High Reliability Webinar Series

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

Ever make an error? Did you wonder why it happened? Paul Misasi will explain why we make errors and how we can learn more about them by understanding human factors. Isolate the problem, gather the facts, and look at engineering system controls. Paul will discuss steps you can take to reduce medication errors and how to implement them at your agency. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND GET REGISTERED!

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Tackling questions about the AHRQ Hospital Survey on Patient Safety (HSOPS) Culture

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

Tackling questions about the AHRQ Hospital Survey on Patient Safety (HSOPS) Culture About this presentation: Describe what’s new with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Hospital Survey on Patient Safety™ (SOPS™) 2.0 Identify challenges and opportunities when deciding between the 1.0 and 2.0 survey Define actionable next steps REGISTER HERE REGISTER HERE

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May 2020

EMS Week: EMS Strong

May 17 - May 23

Presented by ACEP in partnership with the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT) Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Day - May 20, 2020 2020 EMS STRONG theme - "Ready Today. Preparing For Tomorrow" Theme Days for 2020 Monday - Education Tuesday - Safety Tuesday Wednesday - EMSC Day Thursday - Save-A-Life (CPR and Stop the Bleed) "National Stop the Bleed" Friday - EMS Recognition Day

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Second Victim Program- The Road to High Reliability Webinar Series

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Health care workers involved in an unanticipated patient event, a medical error, or a patient-related injury can become traumatized by the incident. Frequently these individuals feel personally responsible for the outcome experienced by the patient. In some cases, clinicians feel that they have failed the patient. They also second guess their clinical skills and knowledge base, wondering if they should even work in health care. Dr. Susan Scott provides an overview of how you can develop and implement a peer-to-peer…

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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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Joint Commission New Sentinel Event Alert 61: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants:

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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