James M. Jeffords Institute for Quality and Operational Effectiveness
Engineering Risk Out of Health Care: The Journey to High Reliability
September 6, 2013
Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, South Burlington, VT
We are pleased to present the fifth annual Quality Symposium, sponsored by the James M. Jeffords Institute for Quality and Operational Effectiveness at Fletcher Allen Health Care in partnership with the University of Vermont. This year’s program will explore the concept of high reliability in health care and will offer strategies aimed at improving patient safety and quality.
- Introduce the concept of “high reliability” and “ultrasafe” in health care.
- Discuss the strategies and tools for enhancing team communication.
- Learn how simulation is used to optimize processes and redesign systems to increase patient safety, enhance outcomes and achieve reliable health care delivery.
- Share the learning experiences associated with optimizing re-engineering principles.
Who Should Attend
This conference is designed for health care providers, hospital and other health care administrators, quality improvement and patient safety professionals, government personnel involved in health care system oversight, and members of the community interested in creating high-reliability health care organizations.
The University of Vermont College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Vermont College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Live activity, Engineering Risk Out of Health Care: The Journey to High Reliability, with a beginning date of 09/06/2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4.5 Nursing Contact Hours*.
* The University of Vermont Continuing Medical Education (VSNA Provider #: 10-10-009PR, 02/1/14) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Vermont State Nurses Association,
Inc. Committee on Education, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MDs (includes CME credit): $125.00
Nurses (includes credit): $75.00
General Admission (no CME credit): $50.00
Please click here to register.
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