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Patient Safety Webinar Series

This webinar series from the NNLM South Central Region, co-sponsored by SaferCare Texas (formerly the UNTHSC Institute for Patient Safety), features expert guest speakers presenting on topics related to the field of patient safety and health care quality. Through this series, we hope to empower health care professionals, patients, and health information professionals to support the elimination of preventable harm and achieve the highest quality in health care possible. Sessions will be scheduled periodically and topics chosen based on current trends in patient care. Possible topics include patient safety research, quality improvement, opioid abuse, precision medicine, and ambulatory care.

Sessions will be eligible for 1 hour of Continuing Education credit from the Medical Library Association and will be archived for future viewing.

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Objectives: 

Upon completion of each webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Demonstrate deeper understanding of patient safety and related topics presented by experts from various health-related fields.
  • Describe current trends affecting improvement of healthcare and patient safety.
  • Evaluate new strategies and technologies and how to apply new knowledge to their own practice.
Class Length: 
1 hour
Course Owner(s):
Sarah Miles, MLIS, MA, Health Professions Coordinator
Continuing Education:

Past Classes

Guest Speaker: Lillee Smith Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAA

03/07/2019

Guest Speaker: Teresa Wagner, DPH, Assistant Professor and Senior Fellow, SaferCare Texas, University of North Texas Health Science Center

12/04/2018

Guest Speaker: Allan Frankel, MD, and Maleek Jamal, PhD, Safe and Reliable Healthcare

08/21/2018

Guest Speaker: Jessica Maack Rangel, MS RN, Senior Fellow and Nurse Executive for UNTHSC Institute for Patient Safety

05/15/2018

Guest Speaker: Frances Griffin, Registered Respiratory Therapist and independent consultant and faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

12/05/2017

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