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Training & Events

​In response to the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), the PSA has decided to cancel all in-person events through May 31, including P2S2 and the long-term care symposiums. We will explore virtual options wherever possible. Please check with your liaison if you have a specific question or email us at patientsafetyauthority@pa.gov. Thank you for your understanding as we try to act out of an abundance of caution.​

2020
07
Jul
2020
Webinar
Preventing Elder Suicide as an End of Life Outcome: What Providers Should Know
Date/Time:
July 7, 2020 - 12 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
Tony Salvatore, MA, Director of Suicide Prevention at Montgomery County Emergency Service (MCES

Description:

Tony Salvatore, MA, director of suicide prevention at Montgomery County Emergency Service (MCES), will describe incidence and rates of suicide among elders in PA, describe risk and protective factors for elder suicide, describe current concepts of suicide as applied to elders, and describe measures for reducing suicide risk of elders in health care settings. (Presentation originally planned for P2S2)

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


11
Aug
2020
Webinar
Maternal Morbidity & Mortality: Together We Will Make a Difference
Date/Time:
August 11, 2020 - 12 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Speakers:
Elliott K. Main, MD, medical director, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Robert Ferguson, MPH, chief policy officer, Jewish Healthcare Foundation

Description:

Elliott K. Main, MD, medical director, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Robert Ferguson, MPH, chief policy officer, Jewish Healthcare Foundation, will identify Pennsylvania trends and themes related to maternal morbidity and mortality as reported through PA-PSRS, describe the strategies implemented by California to decrease maternal mortality rates and how to work toward sustainability, and discuss the initiatives being implemented by the Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative (PAPQC) and identify value of participation in the collaboration.

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


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