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Training & Events
Training & Events
2019
23
Oct
2019
Webinar
Statewide/HAP HIIN Injury From Falls and Immobility — Using Statistical Analysis and Theory to Prevent Your Next Fall
Date/Time:
October 23, 2019 - 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
Carl Benson, retired in 2015 from a 40-year career as an Advisor Engineer for Bechtel Bettis, Inc.

Description:
Carl J. Benson, MS, retired advisory engineer at the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory and periodic lecturer at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Pittsburgh, will provide a perspective on how patient fall data can be used to assess trends, present a method of how control charts could be used to assess whether the system assessing patient falls is in control, and present the theory of practical drift and how it may result in failure to adhere to global patient fall procedures. 
 
1.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this course. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.

24
Oct
2019
Webinar
Patient Safety Authority - Program Memorandum No. 2019-03: Update Regarding the Reporting of Surgical Site Infections Not on the Current NHSN Operative Procedure List
Date/Time:
October 23, 2019 - 12 to 12:30 p.m.
Duration:
30 minutes
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
Regina Hoffman, Executive Director and Terri Lee Roberts, Senior Infection Preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority

Description:
Regina Hoffman, executive director and Terri Lee Roberts, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority will discuss the PSA’s clarification regarding the reporting of surgical site infections (SSIs) not on the current NHSN operative procedure list.
 
This will be an informational webinar only; therefore, no continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this webinar.

30
Oct
2019
Webinar
Adopting a Human Factors Perspective
Date/Time:
October 30, 2019 - 1 - 2 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
Jamie L. Estock, MA, human factors scientist, co-director of the VA Pittsburgh Interprofessional Patient Safety Fellowship at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Description:
Jamie L. Estock, MA, human factors scientist, co-director of the VA Pittsburgh Interprofessional Patient Safety Fellowship at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, will provide a better understanding of human factors as an academic discipline, discuss greater awareness of how product design affects behavior, discuss the ability to recognize when design flaws may have caused or contributed to adverse events, and discuss increased motivation to report design flaws.
 
1.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this webinar. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.

05
Nov
2019
Education
Delaware Valley North (DVN)/Delaware Valley South (DVS) - Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (ASF) Symposium
Date/Time:
November 5, 2019 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Duration:
6.50 hours
Speakers:
Department of Health, Division of Safety Inspection, Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, Patient Safety Authority Infection Preventionists, Patient Safety Authority Patient Safety Liaisons

Description:
The fifth annual Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Symposium will be held on different dates at various locations throughout the Commonwealth. Registration and Conference times are the same for all dates and locations (Registration: 8:30 - 9 a.m., Conference: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.). These exciting, in-person sessions will include four topics specifically focused for ambulatory settings and presented by experts on the topic:
 
  • PA-DOH Life Safety Code Updates (presented by Charlie Schlegel, director, Department of Health, Division of Safety Inspection)
  • What’s New in ASC Quality (presented by Julie Volz, project coordinator for Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network)
  • Infection Prevention Surveillance Strategies for ASFs (presented by the Patient Safety Authority infection preventionists)
  • Human Factors Strategies That Can Be Used to Improve Processes in ASF Settings (presented by the Patient Safety Authority patient safety liaisons)

Continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this course. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.


08
Nov
2019
Education
Northeastern (NE) - Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (ASF) Symposium
Date/Time:
November 8, 2019 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Duration:
6.50 hours
Speakers:
Department of Health, Division of Safety Inspection, Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, Patient Safety Authority Infection Preventionists, Patient Safety Authority Patient Safety Liaisons

Description:
The fifth annual Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Symposium will be held on different dates at various locations throughout the Commonwealth. Registration and Conference times are the same for all dates and locations (Registration: 8:30 - 9 a.m., Conference: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.). These exciting, in-person sessions will include four topics specifically focused for ambulatory settings and presented by experts on the topic:
 
•PA-DOH Life Safety Code Updates (presented by Charlie Schlegel, director, Department of Health, Division of Safety Inspection)
•What’s New in ASC Quality (presented by Julie Volz, project coordinator for Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network)
•Infection Prevention Surveillance Strategies for ASFs (presented by the Patient Safety Authority infection preventionists)
•Human Factors Strategies That Can Be Used to Improve Processes in ASF Settings (presented by the Patient Safety Authority patient safety liaisons)
 
Continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this course. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.

13
Nov
2019
Education
South Central (SC) - Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (ASF) Symposium
Date/Time:
November 13, 2019 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Duration:
6.50 hours
Speakers:
Department of Health, Division of Safety Inspection, Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, Patient Safety Authority Infection Preventionists, Patient Safety Authority Patient Safety Liaisons

Description:
The fifth annual Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Symposium will be held on different dates at various locations throughout the Commonwealth. Registration and Conference times are the same for all dates and locations (Registration: 8:30 - 9 a.m., Conference: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.). These exciting, in-person sessions will include four topics specifically focused for ambulatory settings and presented by experts on the topic:
 
•PA-DOH Life Safety Code Updates (presented by Charlie Schlegel, director, Department of Health, Division of Safety Inspection)
•What’s New in ASC Quality (presented by Julie Volz, project coordinator for Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network)
•Infection Prevention Surveillance Strategies for ASFs (presented by the Patient Safety Authority infection preventionists)
•Human Factors Strategies That Can Be Used to Improve Processes in ASF Settings (presented by the Patient Safety Authority patient safety liaisons)
 
Continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this course. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.

22
Nov
2019
Education
Northwestern/Southwestern (NW/SW) - Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (ASF) Symposium
Date/Time:
November 22, 2019 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Duration:
6.50 hours
Speakers:
Department of Health, Division of Safety Inspection, Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, Patient Safety Authority Infection Preventionists, Patient Safety Authority Patient Safety Liaisons

Description:
The fifth annual Ambulatory Surgery Facilities Symposium will be held on different dates at various locations throughout the Commonwealth. Registration and Conference times are the same for all dates and locations (Registration: 8:30 - 9 a.m., Conference: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.). These exciting, in-person sessions will include four topics specifically focused for ambulatory settings and presented by experts on the topic:
 
•PA-DOH Life Safety Code Updates (presented by Charlie Schlegel, director, Department of Health, Division of Safety Inspection)
•What’s New in ASC Quality (presented by Julie Volz, project coordinator for Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network)
•Infection Prevention Surveillance Strategies for ASFs (presented by the Patient Safety Authority infection preventionists)
•Human Factors Strategies That Can Be Used to Improve Processes in ASF Settings (presented by the Patient Safety Authority patient safety liaisons)
 
Continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this course. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.

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