lunes, 31 de julio de 2017

DoD Patient Safety Program Learning Update August 2017 [HTML]

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DoD Patient Safety Program Learning Update August 2017

About the Learning Update

The Learning Update delivers an upcoming schedule of Department of Defense Patient Safety Program (DoD PSP) and other patient safety activities, tools and resources to help you increase your patient safety knowledge and skills.
Please note that information about patient safety activities are continuously updated. Check out the Calendar of Events on the DoD PSP web site to get the latest details and confirm information provided here.

Table of Contents

Patient Safety On-Demand eLearning Courses
Patient Safety Learning Circles

Patient Safety On Demand eLearning Courses
Instructor-led or self-paced online learning sessions focused on a specific product

On-Demand eLearning: Patient Safety Reporting System v1.01 eLearning Course
This course introduces basic navigation and functionality features of the JPSR system and the roles of system users, such as event reporters, event handlers and investigators. The course can be accessed through MHS Learn.
Register now

On-Demand eLearning: Root Cause Analysis*
This self-paced module outlines the DoD Patient Safety Program’s suggested practices for conducting a root cause analysis, from the initial reporting of a patient safety event through the formation of the RCA Team to the identification of contributing factors and root causes and the recommendation of corrective actions.
Register now

Patient Safety Learning Circles
 In-person or web-based forums focused on a specific topic

TeamSTEPPS® Webinar – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Please check our Calendar of Events for updates on this webinar.

The Joint Commission
There are multiple opportunities to attend accreditation and certification webinars offered by The Joint Commission.
Learn more

Patient Safety Learning Opportunity

Patient Flow and Patient Safety – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)* and National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)**
Aug. 8, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. EDT

Optimizing patient flow throughout the hospital is essential to ensuring safe, high-quality, patient-centered, value-based care. Providing timely access to appropriate care and optimizing hospital flow are both critical levers to increasing value for patients, clinicians, and health care systems.

In this webcast, we will explore high-leverage strategies and interventions to improve hospital-wide patient flow – making sense of the variety of hospital-wide strategies and approaches needed to deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time

  • Marti Taylor, MSN, chief executive officer, University Hospital, executive director, The Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Pat Rutherford, RN, MS, vice president, IHI
  • Frederick Ryckman, MD, senior vice president for Medical Operations, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Learn more

Patient Safety Learning Opportunity

Workplace Violence in Healthcare Can’t Be the Norm – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
Aug. 10, 2017 from 2-3 p.m. EDT

Violence against medical staff is on the rise in the U.S. The circumstances, sources, and types of violent behavior vary – everything from verbal threats to deadly shootings. In response to this situation, major health care organizations are developing new violence-prevention resources, highlighting health systems with notable programs and solutions.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston is one such organization that will share the solutions they’ve developed thus far.

  • Pat Folcarelli, RN, PhD, interim vice president, Silverman Institute for Health Care Quality and Safety, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)
  • Marsha Mauer, RN, MS, chief nursing officer and senior vice president, BIDMC
  • Christopher Casey, director of security services, BIDMC
Learn more

ECRI Institute

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Military Health System – ECRI Institute
Aug. 24, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. EDT

  • Sharon Bradley, RN, CIC, senior infection preventionist analyst, ECRI Institute
  • Lt. Col. James Masterson, MPH, PharmD, deputy director, Army Pharmacovigilance Center
  • Lt. Col. Paige Waterman, MS, MD, director of translational medicine, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
For more information on registering for this webinar, please e-mail or call (610) 825-6000, ext. 5800.

 Patient Safety Learning Opportunity

Pursuing Health Equity with Curiosity: Notes from New Initiatives – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
Aug. 24, 2017, 2-3 p.m. EDT

  • Michelle Morse, MD, MPH, founding co-director, Equal Health; assistant program director, Brigham and Women’s Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Abigail Ortiz, MSW, MPH, director of community health programs, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center
  • Amy Reid, MPH, director, IHI
 Learn more


*Denotes that activity is eligible for Continuing Education credit. All CE credits are managed by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

**Did you know? As an NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety member, DoD PSP receives complimentary access to webinars as a benefit of program membership. Check with your facility POC to obtain the member coupon code.

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