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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 – American Hospital Association (AHA)
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.
The (Careful and Kind) Patient Revolution – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)Dec. 7, 2017 from 2-3 p.m. EST
Join a conversation with Dr. Victor Montori and Kerri Sparking on why health care providers need to learn from patients and the types of patients clinicians need to know better. Dr. Montori believes a more patient-driven shared decision-making process will help providers look up from strict protocols and guidelines to understand their patients’ lives to minimize barriers to better health and not add to them.
Global Trigger Tool MHS Learnings from Initial Implementation – ECRI Institute
Dec. 21, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. EST
This year, the Military Health System introduced the Global Trigger Tool to augment existing patient safety improvement initiatives at military treatment facilities. Designed as a retrospective patient safety monitoring tool, the GTT can provide data to guide improvement efforts to eliminate patient harm and deliver safe, reliable care.
During this webinar, MHS health care professionals will learn to how to use their GTT data to measure, trend and prevent harm. Attendees will gain an understanding of their facilities' GTT Monthly Report data and charts, discover simple techniques to further display and learn from their GTT data, and explore strategies for using GTT findings with other patient safety data to identify opportunities for improvement. Attendees will also hear how MTFs of any size can use their data.
*Denotes that activity is eligible for Continuing Education credit. All CE credits are managed by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.