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​This year's Patient Safety Congress will focus on the following tracks:
  • Advancing Safety Science
  • Ambulatory/Care Outside the Hospital
  • Culture of Safety
  • Learning Systems
  • Safety and Equity for Vulnerable Populations​
  • Workforce Safety
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Tuesday, May 14


Wednesday, May 15

7:00a​m –​​
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00am –
  • Immersion Workshop I
    Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) Review Course
  • Immersion Workshop II
    Leadership Day: High Reliability
  • Immersion Workshop III
    Application of Human Factors and Systems Safety Principles: Thinking Differently About Patient Safety
  • Immersion Workshop IV
    Pain Management: A Critical Patient Safety Issue
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3:30pm –
Learning & Simulation Center | Opening Reception | Posters | Simulation | Innovation Theater
Keynote One​
J.R. Martinez
Actor, retired U.S. Army Veteran
NY Times Best-Selling Author of "Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength, and Spirit"​​

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Thursday, May 16

7:00am ​–
Registration & Breakfast
8:00am –
Keynote Two | Lucian Leape Institute: Leading Cultures of Safety
Patti Harvey, RN, CPHQ
Senior Vice President
Quality, Regulatory, Clinical Operations Support
Kaiser Permanente

Derek Feeley
President and CEO
Institute for Healthcare Improvement​

Gary S. Kaplan, MD
Chairman and CEO
Virginia Mason Health System​​

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9:45am –
A Workshop Sessions
  • A1: Designing and Implementing a Perinatal Quality, Risk and Safety Program
    A2: Reshaping Youth Mental Health
    A3: Communication Alleviates Emotional Impact of Harm
  • A4: Implementation of Standardized Palliative Care Clinical Pathway in the ICU
  • A5: Telemedicine: Safe and Equitable Obstetrical Care
  • A6: When Domestic Violence Becomes Workplace Violence: Exploring Impact and Interventions​

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11:00am –
B Workshop Sessions
  • B1: Defective Products: An Underappreciated Patient Safety Issue
    B2: Utilizing Lean Tools to Effectively Manage Safety Event Reporting
  • B3: Using CRP Metrics for Improvement and Accountability
  • B4: Collective Expertise Drives Proactive Harm Reduction
  • B5: Achieving Health Equity: A Strategic Priority
  • B6: Development of a Sustainable Safe Patient Handling Program​
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12:00pm –
Learning & Simulation Center | Lunch | Posters | Simulation | Innovation Theater
1:45pm –
C Workshop Sessions
  • C1: Safety STOP - A Rapid, Reliable Response to Safety Events
    C2: Why Access to Accurate Notes Matters to Patients
  • C3: High Reliability - Learning to Let the Frontline Lead
  • C4: Using RCAs for Building Teams and Safety Culture
  • C5: Reducing Length of Stay at a Maximum-Security Hospital
  • C6: Do Great Work by Loving What You Do​
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3:00pm –
Keynote Three
Jennifer Arnold, MD
Medical Director, Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital​

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4:30pm –
Learning & Simulation Center | Networking | Posters | Simulation | Innovation Theater

Friday, May 17

7:00am –​
8:45am –
D Workshop Sessions
  • D1: Improving Diagnostic Safety Using Trigger Tools to Unlock Digital Data
    D2: Building a Caregiver Program from the Inside Out
    D3: Using Debriefs to Prevent Harm at an Academic Health Center
  • D4: KnowWell - An Innovative and Revolutionary Health Literacy Platform
  • D5: Improving Perinatal Outcomes through Workgroups
  • D6: Complex Intervention Unit - Redesigning Care for Violent Patients​

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10:00am –
E Workshop Sessions
  • E1: High Risk and Rare Events: Improve Safety through Simulation-based Quality and Safety Strategies
    E2: Proven Methods for Pediatric Opiate Reduction
  • E3: Medication Errors - Reduction and Sustained Success
  • E4: Lean Daily Management as a Tool to Improve Safety
  • E5: Testing Patients with Complex Mental Health Needs
    E6: A Journey to Build Systems to Support Patients and Health Care Professionals
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11:15am –
Keynote Four | Hot Topics in Patient Safety: Selected Papers Advancing the Field in the Past Year
Staff Paediatrician & Medical Officer for Patient Safety, The Hospital for Sick Children;
Associate Clinical Director,
Children’s Hospitals Solutions for Patient Safety

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​​Register today and save $200 on the regular rate.
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