December Webinar: Integrating Quality Improvement Methods to Improve Teamwork and Patient Safety
AHRQ is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, December 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, on how different quality improvement models and methods can be integrated into a single patient safety program. The webinar, "Integrating Quality Improvement Methods to Improve Teamwork and Patient Safety," will feature presenters from the UCLA Health System: Randolph Steadman, MD, MS, Professor, Vice Chair, and Director of the UCLA Simulation Center; Yue Ming Huang, EdD, MHS, Associate Adjunct Professor and Education/Operations Director of the UCLA Simulation Center; Robert Martin, PsyD, Performance Excellence Specialist; and Kenneth Miller, RN, MSN, CCRN, Nursing Simulation Education Coordinator. Their presentation will focus on methods such as Lean and TeamSTEPPS and approaches for using aspects of each in an organizational patient safety program. Specifically, the presentation will seek to:
- Compare two quality improvement models designed to improve patient safety;
- Discuss how to integrate the models into a single program;
- Demonstrate three Lean tools that can be applied to a TeamSTEPPS course; and
- Evaluate exercises designed to utilize these tools.
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