University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

Quality Conference

James M. Jeffords Institute for Quality and Operational Effectiveness

presents:

Putting Patients First: High Reliability in Health Care

CONFERENCE DETAILS

quality conference

Thank you for visiting our site for the James M. Institute for Quality and Operational Effectiveness Conference entitled "Putting Patients First: High Reliability in Health Care." It was a great success.

Please visit our website again for information about next year's conference, September 6, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, VT.

 

September 28, 2012

Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, South Burlington, VT

Overview

We are pleased to present the fourth 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.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the systems approach to safety engineering.
  2. Design a strategy to successfully implement an evidence-based practice.
  3. Describe how a just culture approach can be used to improve system safety.
  4. Understand how simulation training can improve reliability and decrease provider variation.

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.

Accreditation

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 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.


This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4 Nursing Contact Hours (Expiration Date: 09/28/14).


The University of Vermont Office of Continuing Medical Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Vermont State Nurses’ Association, Inc., an accredited
approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Fees

MDs (includes CME credit): $125.00

Nurses (includes credit): $75.00

General Admission (no CME credit): $50.00

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