Safety Culture and Patient Engagement: Hand in Hand

 ICAHN - Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network


Thursday September 22, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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Please join us on Thursday, September 22 from 11:00 a.m. – noon CST for this live webinar featuring expert presenter Eunice Halverson., MA, Center for Patient Safety

By attending, you will:

  • Learn why we need to continually improve the culture of patient safety
  • Understand the science of safety and why we make mistakes
  • Learn how high reliability principles help us think and act differently to improve safety, resulting in better outcomes

1.0 Nurse contact hour

Fee: $135.00 per facility, with unlimited participation or $25.00 per individual. Gold and Silver subscribers: use as part of your package.

This webinar will be recorded.

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Healthcare Safety Conference – Take a Stand Against Resistance

Registration Now Open! August 18-19, 2016


This conference will focus on Infection Prevention and Patient Safety topics, including but not limited to: Antimicrobial Resistance, Antibiotic Stewardship, Sterilization, Disinfection, Sepsis, Adverse Surgical Events including Fires, Patient Safety Tools and PSOs. A special session on Staff Burnout with Tools to Enhance Resilience will be presented by J. Bryan Sexton, PhD, Director of Duke University Patient Safety Center.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

PSO’s: Reconciling Protection with State Mandatory Reporting
Kathy Wire, JD, MBA, HCPRM

This session will review the Patient Safety Quality Improvement Act and the basic purpose and structure of Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs) and the legal protections they offer. Methods to comply with mandatory reporting of adverse events to a state agency and participate in a PSO to maintain the full privilege and confidentiality protections afforded under the federal Patient Safety Quality Improvement Act will be described. The 2017 requirements for hospitals with > than 50 beds will be discussed.

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Announcing the Missouri Center for Patient Safety’s Health Care Speakers Bureau!

The MOCPS Patient Safety Speakers Bureau was formed as a resource for patient safety related conferences, seminars or meetings sponsored or hosted by your agency, association or organization.   Our veteran speakers offer their expertise on Patient Safety, Just Culture, Transparency, Disclosure, Healthcare Acquired Infections, Reimbursement, Health Care Reform and more.


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