Join TMIT for a FREE webinar that focuses on improving patient safety by preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections. Specifications have been updated in CLABSI, based on new evidence, which will be shared during the webinar.
Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD: Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals
Who: Nurses, Physicians, and Infection Preventionists
What: 1-hour Webinar, plus 30 minutes for questions and answers
When: March 18, 2010, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
How: To participate, click here join the webinar on March 18, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. ET. Event password for online access is "Webinar1" (case sensitive). You will have to register if you have not already done so.
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Describe recently published evidence about interventions for CLABSI prevention.
Discuss how checklists for evidence-based medicine can be used effectively.
Share tools and resources to assist with implementation of a comprehensive CLABSI prevention program for organizations.
Express how patients and families are vital healthcare team members in the war against HAIs.
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When:March 18, 2010, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
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Charles Denham, MD Welcome and Overview
Charles R. Denham, MD, is a founder and the chairman of Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT), a non-profit medical research organization dedicated to driving adoption of clinical solutions in patient safety and healthcare performance improvement. Read more...
Kathy L. Warye, CEO Topic: APIC Resources for Targeting Zero HAIs
Kathy L. Warye is the Chief Executive Officer of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM Topic: Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals
Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, is a practicing anesthesiologist and critical care physician, teacher, researcher, and international patient safety leader. He is a Professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and Surgery).
Deborah Baugher Hobson, BSN Topic: Clinical Pearls for Nursing To Eliminate CLABSIs
Deborah Hobson, BSN, is the Quality Improvement Chairperson and a Staff Nurse in the Johns Hopkins Hospital's Surgical Intensive Care Unit. In addition, she is a Patient Safety Clinical Specialist for the Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care.
Melinda Sawyer, RN, MSN Topic: Clinical Pearls for Nursing To Eliminate CLABSIs
Melinda Sawyer, RN, MSN, serves as the Patient Safety Officer for the Department of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is a nurse by training, and spent nine years as a bedside nurse in progressive care and then in bed management, and as a member of the hospital's resuscitation team.
Patti O'Regan, ARNP, ANP, NP-C, PMHNP-BC, LMHC Topic: The Role of the Patient Advocate
Patti O'Regan is a Nurse Practitioner who developed and taught the first medical errors and patient safety module incorporated into an undergraduate course curriculum in the U.S., while teaching Human Disease as an adjunct faculty member at the University of South Florida, College of Public Health. Read more...
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