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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 ContentsPatient Safety On-Demand eLearning Courses
Patient Safety Learning Circles
|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.
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.
|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.
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
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.
Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Military Health System – ECRI Institute
Aug. 24, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. EDT
Pursuing Health Equity with Curiosity: Notes from New Initiatives – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
Aug. 24, 2017, 2-3 p.m. EDT
*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.