|The Department of Defense (DoD) Patient Safety Program (PSP) eBulletin delivers patient safety updates, news, useful tips and resources to help you deliver the highest quality of care to your patients. This month, we bring you more information about the MHS Patient Safety Culture Survey and next steps, highlights about the upcoming Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) conference and an overview of the recent Patient Safety Professional (PS Prof) course improvements.|
Feature: Next Steps with Your MHS Patient Safety Culture Survey Results
Patient Safety in Action: Awarding Commitment to Improve the MHS
HRO Corner: The New Modules of the Patient Safety Professional Course
Continuing Education Update: Types of CEs offered for approved DoD Patient Safety Program Educational Activities
REMINDER: Requirements for Pharmacy Continuing Education Credit for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Feature: Next Steps with Your MHS Patient Safety Culture Survey ResultsEarlier this year, Military Health System (MHS) staff at military treatment facilities (MTFs) worldwide completed the 2016 MHS Patient Safety Culture Survey (Culture Survey). The data from this survey is key in aiding the MHS journey towards high reliability...Read more
Patient Safety in Action: Awarding Commitment to Improve the MHSThe Department of Defense (DoD) is on a journey to transform the Military Health System (MHS) into a high reliability organization (HRO) to ensure safe, reliable care for all patients and their families. Within the MHS, there are a number of actions already in motion to help the MHS advance towards...Read more
HRO Corner: The New Modules of the Patient Safety Professional CourseTransforming the Military Health System (MHS) into a high reliability organization (HRO) requires an understanding of patient safety, quality, and process improvement principles and how they support the larger HRO mission...Read more
Continuing Education Update: Types of CEs offered for approved DoD Patient Safety Program Educational ActivitiesThe DoD Patient Safety Program offers eight types of continuing education (CE) credit for TeamSTEPPS Train the Trainer, Train the Staff, and other pre-approved educational activities, based on attendee eligibility and provision of necessary requirements by the attendee...Read more
REMINDER: Requirements for Pharmacy Continuing Education Credit for Pharmacists and Pharmacy TechniciansPharmacists and pharmacy technicians requesting ACPE credit must provide their National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) number, date of birth, and notate whether they are a pharmacist or pharmacy tech at the time of registration...Read more
DoD PSP Treasure Chest: November EditionWelcome to the November edition of the DoD PSP Treasure Chest! Every month, we will be sharing resources to help you execute your day-to-day patient safety activities easily and effectively. Please visit us often and get access to tools and information developed...Read more
MHS Patient Safety Data SnapshotThe MHS Patient Safety Data Snapshot is a monthly compilation of two types of patient safety data 1) Sentinel Event (SE) notifications submitted to the Patient Safety Analysis Center (PSAC) 2) Anonymous, voluntarily reported patient safety events...Read more
MHS Patient Safety SpotlightThe MHS Patient Safety Spotlight is a resource designed to highlight best practices and interesting initiatives that come from the field and are worthy of being shared across the enterprise. This resource features data-driven examples of improvement and case studies...Read more
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Patient Safety Learning Circles:TeamSTEPPS Webinar – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
In-person or web-based forums focused on a specific topic
Please check our Calendar of Events for updates on this webinar.
Professional Learning Series: Taking Action to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Improve Antibiotic Use – National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)**Nov. 14, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM (ET)
This NPSF webinar will:
Learn more and register here.
Managing 10,000 Medications: A Prescription for Safety – ECRI Institute
Nov. 17, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (ET)
This webinar will review the steps in the medication management process and discuss how medications may cause harm when not administered, prescribed and monitored correctly. Participants will learn about available error-reduction strategies and their effectiveness in decreasing and preventing medication errors.
This session will be led by Pat Stahura, a registered nurse and patient safety analyst/consultant with the ECRI Institute. For more information on registering for this webinar, please email TQMC@ECRI.org.
Patient Safety Workshops:On-Demand eLearning: Patient Safety Reporting System v1.1 eLearning Course
Instructor-led or self-paced online learning sessions focused on a specific product
This course introduces basic navigation and functionality features of the PSR system and the roles of system users, such as event reporters, event handlers and investigators. The course can be accessed through MHS Learn.
On-Demand eLearning: Patient Safety Reporting: Intermediate Course*
Targeted to Patient Safety Managers and other Military Treatment Facility (MTF) staff already familiar with basic functionalities of the Patient Safety Reporting System, this course is designed to help learners hone the decision-making skills needed to effectively manage patient safety event data in PSR, as part of the ongoing effort to eliminate preventable harm at MTFs.
On-Demand eLearning: Root Cause Analysis*
This self-paced module outlines the DoD Patient Safety Program's suggested practices for conducting a root cause analysis (RCA), from the initial reporting of a patient safety event through the formation of the RCA Team to the identification of contributing factors and root causes and the recommendation of corrective actions.
*Denotes that activity is eligible for Continuing Education (CE) credit. All CE credits are managed by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM).
**Did you know? As an NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety member, DoD PSP receives complimentary access to webinars as a benefit of program membership. Check with your facility POC for more information.
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martes, 1 de noviembre de 2016
DoD Patient Safety Program Monthly eBulletin - November 2016
DoD Patient Safety Program Monthly eBulletin - November 2016
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