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Patient Safety & Quality Symposium

Leveraging Quality Improvement to Affect Change: Building High Reliability within an Academic Medical Center

Save the date for the 10th annual Patient Safety & Quality Symposium, sponsored by Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and BJC Healthcare.

Date: February 28, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center
Washington University Medical Campus

Overall objectives of this year’s symposium are to:

  • Define the elements of a QI project.
  • Describe how to use data to drive quality improvement.
  • Recognize role of change management in quality improvement projects.
  • Discuss role of quality improvement projects in creating a high reliability organization.

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Abstract deadline is midnight, Jan. 7, 2020; no extensions.

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Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education.


In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Awarded for this Activity

American Medical Association (AMA)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

CNE provided by

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Practice Excellence


Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Practice Excellence is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


5.5 contact hours will be awarded for this activity.

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