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Patient Safety & Quality Symposium

Save the date for Personal, Team and Community Engagement in the Quest for Highly Reliable Health Care, the 11th annual Patient Safety & Quality Symposium sponsored by Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and BJC HealthCare.

Date: March 5, 2021
Time: 8 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Virtual

This year’s theme will focus on aligning the individual, team and community in the quest for highly reliable health care for all. Objectives for the day include the ability of participants to:

  • Recognize the link between patient safety and burnout
  • Cite strategies for team-formation in a virtual world
  • Identify how to engage the community in patient safety and quality improvement efforts

This year’s keynote speakers include:

  • General Session #1 – Bryan Sexton, PhD – Associate Professor, Psychiatry; Director, Duke Center for Healthcare Safety & Quality
    Bite-Sized Resilience During Times of Uncertainty
  • General Session #2 – Jan Brauer, RN, BSN, MA – Clinical Education Coordinator, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, Oregon; Rhonda Fischer, RN, BSN, CEN – Trauma Nurse Coordinator, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, Oregon
    Team Overboard:  How to Get Your Team Back in the Boat
  • General Session #3 – Mike Williams, MD, FACS – Associate Professor of Surgery and Public Policy, The University of Virginia School of Medicine
    The Future is Now:  The Intersection Between Patient-Defined Healthcare Quality and the Social Determinants of Health

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Past Patient Safety & Quality Symposiums

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ASRT Credit Approval Pending
Respiratory Continuing Education Credits Pending Approval


Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Practice Excellence


3.5 contact hours will be awarded for this program

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Center for Practice Excellence is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Provided By

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

­Joint Accreditation logoIn 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 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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