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Chasing Zero: Leadership Toolbox
 Session Overview

Charlotte Guglielmi, RN, BSN, MA, CNOR, and AORN President, in partnership with Charles R. Denham, MD, founder of TMIT, an organization dedicated to improving patient safety, is pleased to provide an educational webinar to announce available tools for perioperative nursing to use to advance patient safety. Dr. Denham and Charlotte Guglielmi will moderate the session. Perioperative educators will identify how they will use AORN Tools and the Chasing Zero Toolbox in their setting. Included in the Toolbox is the Chasing Zero documentary, featuring Dennis Quaid, in addition to more than one hour of additional video, and other tools, and resources. This webinar will award one (1) CE contact hour upon completion of webinar evaluation.

AORN Members: FREE
Non-members: FREE
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Related Resources:
Watch the Chasing Zero Documentary  
Chasing Zero Hospital Leaders Toolbox  
Registration Information and CE Credit Information:
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 When:  November 8, 2010, 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ET
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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the concept of "Chasing Zero."
  • Identify how components of the Leadership Toolbox can be used in your setting.

CE Participation Documentation

For AORN CE credit information, please use the applicable evaluation form below.
Webinar Evaluation     OR     Webinar Replay Evaluation
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Charles Denham, MD
Welcome and Chasing Zero Hospital Leaders Toolbox 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.

Charlotte L. Guglielmi, RN, BSN, MA, CNOR
Advancing Patient Safety: Available Tools for Perioperative Nursing

Charlotte L. Guglielmi, RN, BSN, MA, CNOR, is the perioperative nurse specialist at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where she has been a perioperative nurse for 34 years. She received her diploma in nursing from Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing in Quincy, MA; a BSN from the University of Massachusetts in Boston, MA; and an MA in Ministry from St. John's Seminary in Brighton, MA. On the national level, she is currently AORN President.

Paula R. Graling, DNP, RN, CNOR
Advancing Patient Safety: Available Tools for Perioperative Nursing

Paula R. Graling, DNP, RN, CNOR, is a clinical nurse specialist at INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia. She received her BSN and MSN from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, and her doctoral degree in Nursing, with a focus on perioperative patient safety...

Jennifer Dingman
The Role of the Patient Advocate

Jennifer Dingman founded Persons United Limiting Substandards and Errors in Healthcare (PULSE), Colorado Division, and she co-founded the American Division, to assist families who have experienced medical errors or unexpected adverse outcomes, and also to help the hospitals pin-point where they may improve their systems.

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This Chasing Zero Webinar is funded, in part, through the AORN Foundation by a grant from CareFusion.

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