Quality and Safety in Women's Health Care: 2019 Courses

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Quality and Safety for Leaders in Women’s Health Care
Supporting Simulation Training for Obstetric Patient Safety
 

Quality and Safety for Leaders in Women’s Health Care

December 13 — 14, 2019, New York, NY 

Join us at the state-of-the-art Michael and Mary Jaharis Simulation Center at Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center in New York, NY as we master tools and strategies to promote communication and teamwork that can lead to improved quality of care and patient safety:

  • Methods to change organizational culture
  • Peer review protections
  • Impact of human factors
  • Clinical performance improvement tools
  • Simulations and drills to improve patient safety

Course Description

Does your health care facility foster a culture of safety for both patients and providers? Is there an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration? This 2-day interactive course provides practical tools and techniques for you to improve patient safety and quality of care at your institutions. 

Day 1: 

  • Assessing Leadership and Management Skills Group Exercise
  • Checklists and Standardization Tools
  • The Medical Staff Leaders’ Challenge
  • Clinical Performance Improvement Tools
  • Human Factors and Patient Safety Technology
  • Peer Review Protections
  • Changing Physician Behavior
  • Professionalism: The Key to a Culture of Safety

Day 2:

  • Drills and Simulations
  • Just Culture
  • The Second Victim: Effects of Medical Errors on Providers
  • OB Hospitalist Programs
  • Disclosure of Unanticipated Outcomes with Legal Considerations
  • Collaborative Teams
  • Safety and the Aging Physician with Legal Considerations
  • Social Media, Patient Safety, and Confidentiality

 Course Director   

  • Dena Goffman, MD, FACOG

Course Faculty

  • Ian Donaldson, JD
  • John Keats, MD, CPE, FACOG, FACPE
  • Patrice M. Weiss, MD, FACOG

Skills and Techniques

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Improve team building and communication techniques
  • Implement the use of drills and simulations at your institution or improve existing mechanisms
  • Disclose adverse events and implement strategies to assist the patients, their families, and the second victim 

Who Should Attend

  • Present or rising physician leaders in hospital ob-gyn departments, ambulatory care centers, or multi-specialty groups
  • Nurse leaders in hospital Labor and Delivery departments, such as nurse managers and unit directors

Earn CNE Units

Continuing Nursing Education contact units from the Maryland Nurses Association will be available.

Registration Fees

  • ACOG Fellows / Junior Fellows in Practice 
    • On or before October 18, 2019 -- $900
    • After October 18, 2019 -- $1,000
  • ACOG Life Fellows, Junior Fellow Residents, Subspecialty Fellows, Educational Affiliates, Associate Members – $550 (Verification required for lower fee)
  • Nurse leaders attending the course as part of their hospital team with an ACOG Fellow – $650
  • Others – $1,100
  • On-site registration (subject to availability) – additional $100 *Fees include breakfast and lunch 

Testimonial

"The course far exceeded my expectations. This course should be required for any member that is going to be in a leadership role. Plan on attending the course again in the future. So much valuable material, I am afraid I will not retain it all."

– Course participant

Registration 

Please note that course registration is limited to ensure active participation and personalized instruction. There has been a waiting list for this course in the past.

Register Online!


Register by fax:
To register by fax using VISA/MasterCard/AMEX, please print this form, fill in the information, and fax the form to (202) 488-0787.

Register by phone: Please call (800) 673-8444, ext. 2540/2541 or (202) 863-2540/2541 on weekdays from 9:00am – 5:00pm ET. Credit cards are accepted. 

Learn about our other course: Supporting Simulation Training for Obstetric Patient Safety

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Supporting Simulation Training for Obstetric Patient Safety

December 15, 2019, New York, NY 

Course Description

This 1-day course utilizes a strong simulation focus and multiple learning modalities to prepare individuals to lead trainings at their institutions. It will be held at the state-of-the-art Mary & Michael Jaharis Simulation Center at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center and hosted by leaders in simulation science. Participants in this course can expect to increase their knowledge of best simulation and staff training practices to support the implementation and sustainability of the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Obstetric Hemorrhage Bundle in their organizations and the complementary Practicing for Patients manual.

Course Objectives

Attendees at this course will learn steps to establish in-situ drill training at their institutions, including:
  • How to generate institutional buy-in and pull together a multi-disciplinary team
  • How to facilitate a postpartum hemorrhage drill and run effective debriefs
  • How to identify opportunities for improvement
  • How to implement institutional change

It is strongly suggested that attendees also attend Quality and Safety for Leaders in Women’s Health Care as a prerequisite (December 13 and 14, 2019 or previous offerings).  If participants have not attended the course and wish to participate in this course, permission must be obtained. Please contact Jordan Jackson at jjackson@acog.org with any permission requests.

Course Director: Dena Goffman, MD, FACOG


Registration Fees

  • ACOG Fellows, Junior Fellows in Practice, ACOG Life Fellows, Junior Fellow Residents, Subspecialty Fellows, Educational Affiliates, Associate Members, and Nurses
  • On or before October 18, 2019 -- $650
  • After October 18, 2019 -- $700
  • Registration fees for Non-Members are $750. 
  • If attending as a team, the fee will be $650 for the first registrant from each facility with a $50 discount for each successive registrant (up to 3 additional) from the same institution.
  • On-site registrations will not be available.

* Fees include breakfast and lunch.

CNE Credits

  • Continuing Nursing Education contact units from the Maryland Nurses Association will be available.

Registration

Please note that course registration is limited to ensure active participation and personalized instruction.

Register Online!

Register by fax: To register by fax using VISA/MasterCard/AMEX, please print this form, fill in the information, and fax the form to (202) 488-0787.

Register by phone: Please call (800) 673-8444, ext. 2540/2541 or (202) 863-2540/2541 on weekdays from 9:00am – 5:00pm ET. Credit cards are accepted.

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