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2019
25
Jul
2019
Webinar
Ligature Risk: Continuing to Safeguard your Hospitals
Date/Time:
July 25, 2019 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
Carol VanZile, LCSW, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH); Shawnna Baney-Shaw, Mount Nittany Health; Tina Kephart, RN-BC, Mount Nittany Medical Center; and Melanie Motts, RN, BSN, M.ED., CPPS, Patient Safety Authority

Description:
Melanie A. Motts, RN, BSN, M.Ed., senior patient safety liaison at the Patient Safety Authority; Carol VanZile, LCSW, director of behavioral health regulatory compliance accreditation at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH); Shawnna Baney-Shaw, RN, risk manager at Mount Nittany Medical Center; and Tina Kephart, RN-BC, director of behavioral health at Mount Nittany Medical Center, will identify and discuss two Pennsylvania healthcare facilities' perspectives on living through a unitwide renovation, assess ligature and suicide risk in various inpatient care settings, and summarize information and resources on improving ligature risk assessment and mitigation.

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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