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April 2020

Second Victim Experience

April 23 @ 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

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 patients experiencing an adverse event, the care of our providers following an event is equally important. About Second Victims Most health care providers adjust well to the multitude of demands encountered during an unexpected or traumatic clinical event. Providers often have strong emotional defenses that carry them through and let them “get the job…

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May 2020

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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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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