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Fundamentally Human: An Innovative Exploration of Patient Safety & Engagement

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

Location

Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St., Springfield, IL

Description

This fourth annual symposium will examine the latest areas of research in diagnostic error and improvement, as well as the impact Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programs can have on patients, families and providers, including reduction in opioid use.  Breakout simulation sessions will be part of the day’s activities, as well as group activities and poster presentations on a wide variety of topics in patient safety and quality improvement.

Additional topics will include:

  • Teamwork, Training, Technology, and Tuning – Four T’s to Transform Diagnosis in Healthcare
  • Building a Successful ERAS Program: Safer Patients and Happier Surgeons
  • ERAS Program Development in Springfield
  • Rural Hospital Taking Ownership in the Opioid & Heroin Epidemic
  • Opioid Stewardship in Central Illinois

REGISTRATION AND POSTER SUBMISSION OPENS AUGUST 20, 2018

- This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
- Nurses may receive up to 5.75 contact hours for completing this activity.
- Credit information for other health care professionals will be detailed in the conference brochure.

Questions? Contact the Office of Continuing Professional Development at 217-545-7711 or ocpd@siumed.edu.

Education

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