Pennsylvania Patient Safety Summit (P2S2)

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Seven Springs Mountain Resort

777 Waterwheel Drive

Seven Springs, PA 15622

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Join us for an exciting and inspiring day that will leave you energized and with some great actionable ideas to improve patient safety in your facility.

Breakout session topics will include: 1) behavioral health, 2) improving diagnosis, 3) infection prevention, and 4) managing risk.

Early Registration (Evening of May 1, 2019):

7:00 - 9:00 - Early Registration

  • P2S2 participants coming in the evening before, are invited to take advantage of early registration, having the opportunity to beat the registration lines for badge collection and, most importantly, a networking head start.

Agenda (May 2, 2019):

7:30 – 8:00 – Registration

8:00 – 9:00 – Welcome and I AM Patient Safety (IAPS) Award Recognition

9:00 – 10:30 – CEO Panel Discussion

10:30 – 10:45 – Break

10:45 – 11:30 – Breakout Session 1 (choose 1 of 4 dynamic sessions):

  • Behavioral Health: Strategies for patient safety-protecting staff, patient and fellow patients and their families.

  • Improving Diagnosis: Closing the Safety Gap on Pulmonary Nodule Incidental Findings.

  • Infection Prevention: A Successful Start and Implementation of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program in a Long-Term Setting.

  • Managing Risk: UPMC Physicians for Physicians - Experience with a Physician Peer Support program.

11:30 – 12:15 – Breakout Session 2 (choose 1 of 4 dynamic sessions):

  • Behavioral Health: Effective Safety Management Processes Which Reduce Restraint and Seclusion Use in Behavioral Health Settings.

  • Improving Diagnosis: Stepping Up to the Plate with a Bottle: Best Practices and Multidisciplinary Care for Timely Blood Cultures

  • Infection Prevention: Reducing Clostridium difficile Infections in the Acute Care Setting Using Lean Methodology

  • Managing Risk: So, You Want to Know Why You Ended Up at Trial?

12:15 – 1:15 – Lunch/Announcements

1:15 – 2:15 – Keynote Speaker

2:15 – 2:30 – Break

2:30 – 3:15 – Breakout Session 3 (choose 1 of 4 dynamic sessions):

  • Behavioral Health: PTSD /Emergence Delirium: Maintaining Patient Safety

  • Improving Diagnosis: TIME (Triple I to Manage Early-Onset Sepsis) – Keeps Moms and Babies Together

  • Infection Prevention: Innovative, Interdisciplinary Central Line Assessments in the Medical ICU (MICU): Utilizing Technology to Provide Real-time Feedback

  • Managing Risk: Product Substitution and Change: Who is making the decision?

3:15 – 4:00 – Breakout Session 4 (choose 1 of 4 dynamic sessions):

  • Behavioral Health: One Organization’s Journey to Reduce the Risk of Suicide in the Acute Care, Emergency Department, and Behavioral Health Setting

  • Improving Diagnosis: Making a Difference: reducing routine C. diff testing through a diarrhea management program

  • Infection Prevention: The Evolution of an Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) Program

  • Managing Risk: Partnering with Families in Safety

Registration Fees:

Registration fees are per person. Fees are inclusive of conference attendance, materials, food and beverage (breakfast, lunch and breaks).

  • Pennsylvania Residents and Pennsylvania Healthcare Workers: $50.00

  • Out of State Residents and Healthcare Workers: $350.00

Certificate of Continuing Education:

This educational offering will provide a certificate of continuing education for 5.0 hours. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.

This activity is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (PA Board) for 5.0 continuing education hours.

The Pennsylvania Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Pennsylvania Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hotel Accommodations:

Hotel accommodations can be made by calling Seven Springs Mountain Resort at 814-352-7777. Guests can mention that they are with the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority to take advantage of the group rate of $129.00, based on resort availability. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Refund Policy:

Refunds requested up to 30 days in advance of P2S2 will receive a full refund. Refunds requested 30-14 days prior to the event will be refunded at 50%. No refunds within 14 days of the event.

P2S2 is held in a public space, therefore the organizer does not prohibit participants, exhibitors, sponsors, or news organizations from photographing, video or audio-taping some P2S2 activities. By attending P2S2, you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded. Your attendance constitutes your consent to such photography, filming and/or recording (including but not limited to images, photographs, voice or likeness) and to any use, in any and all media throughout the universe in perpetuity, of your appearance, voice and name for any purpose whatsoever in connection with P2S2. By participating in P2S2, you release the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of photographs, computer images, and video recordings. You waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose of sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee of admission or sponsorship is charged.

You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on this consent given by you by your attendance, and that you have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before participating in P2S2.

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777 Waterwheel Drive

Seven Springs, PA 15622

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