Patient Safety Forum

Patient Safety Forum held in Conjunction with the Clinical Practice Summit

Patient Safety and High Reliability Organization: Toward Eliminating All Harm

Wednesday, May 10, 1-4:30 p.m.
University of Maryland Medical Center, auditorium

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM headshotAs we continue to work towards zero preventable harm, join us to share and showcase work in patient safety and quality occurring at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, will provide a keynote session titled "High Reliability Organizations: Toward Eliminating All Harm."

Other featured topics include:

  • presentations on rapid-fire safety and quality improvements at UMMC
    If you would like to be considered for a 12-minute oral presentation, contact Mangla S. Gulati, MBBS.
  • patient and family experience
    with Linda Goetz, MHS, CRNA, Director, Nurse Anesthetists
  • poster presentations on safety, quality and clinical practice
    on view in the Weinberg Hallway on May 9 and 10

See the agenda for more information.

Objectives

Attendees will acquire knowledge about behavior, performance, strategies, and improvements to become a high reliability organization. At the conclusion of this presentation learners will be able to:

  • describe how safety and quality improvements align with a hospital's journey to become highly reliable and safe
  • describe the relationship between the patients' experience of the hospital environment (voice of the consumer) and safe care
  • identify behaviors, performance, and strategies to become a high reliability organization.

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The event is free but registration is required.

Agenda

1-1:30 p.m.

Registration

 

1:30-1:45 p.m.

Welcome and Overview
Mangla S. Gulati, MBBS

1:45-2:45 p.m.

Rapid Fire Session on Safety and Quality Improvement at UMMC
(five presentations, 12 minutes each)

2:45-3 p.m.

Transition and Introduction of Speakers
Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN, CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer

3-3:15 p.m.

Patient and Family Experience
Linda Goetz, MHS, CRNA
Director, Nurse Anesthetists

3:15-4:15 p.m.

Keynote:
High Reliability Organization: Toward Eliminating All Harm
Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM
Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
Senior Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine

4:15-4:30 p.m.

Questions and Discussion of Application
Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM

Continuing Education

Nurses

Nurses can receive 2.75 contact hours upon successful completion of this educational activity. Successful completion of this activity for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) is demonstrated by attending the entire conference, completing the online CE evaluation survey, and filling out the verification of attendance form provided on site. Partial credit will not be provided. Participants will receive a CNE certificate via email from the University of Maryland School of Nursing approximately two to four weeks after submitting the required documentation. All requests must be received within 90 days of the conference.

The University of Maryland School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacists

ACPE The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity (UAN: 0025-0000-17-011-L05-P/T) is approved for 2.75 of continuing education credit. Statements of credit will be posted to CPE Monitor within three weeks for all participants who successfully complete the activity. Successful completion of this activity requires the attendee’s signature on the sign-in sheet, participation in the entire activity, and completion of an online activity evaluation.

Physicians

Accreditation:
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
The University of Maryland School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Organizers

Presented by the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy, and the University of Maryland Medical Center.


Contact Ingrid Connerney, DPh, RN, with any questions.