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AAACN 47th Annual Conference 2022

142 - Safety in the Practice Environment Rapid Fire Sessions


May 18, 2022 4:15pm ‐ May 18, 2022 5:15pm



Credits: None available.

Members: $20.00
Standard: $30.00

Description

In these short rapid-fire presentations, speakers will highlight approaches to managing issues related to safety in the practice environment.

Assessing Workplace Safety by Measuring Assaults on Nursing Personnel
Presented by Meg Colleton, BSN, RN, CPHQ and Catima Potter, MPH
To change culture in reporting and prevention of workplace violence, systematic reporting and targeted improvement efforts must become standard practice. Participation in the assaults on nursing personnel indicator can help facilities assess workplace safety, provide a supportive practice environment where nurses feel their safety is prioritized, and nurture a culture of nursing excellence.

Development of an Ambulatory Falls Committee
Presented by Kathy Day, MSN, RN, OCN; Kimberly Knight, BSN, RN, PCCN and Esther Thatcher, PhD, RN
This session discusses the creation of a multidisciplinary falls committee in a large health system to focus on standardization of preventing falls in ambulatory care and home care settings. The goals of the committee to decrease falls, improve quality measures, and provide patient education throughout the continuum of care is discussed and the results of first-year data is shared.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 5/21/2024.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:
There are no speaker disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support:
No commercial support declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify opportunities to improve safety in the ambulatory care workplace.

Speaker(s):

  • Meg Colleton, BSN, RN, CPHQ, Nurse Researcher, Press Ganey Associates LLC
  • Catima Potter, MPH, Senior Analyst, Press Ganey Associates LLC
  • Kathy Day, MSN, RN, OCN, Nurse Manager, University Hospitals
  • Kimberly Knight, BSN, RN, PCCN, NE-BC, Infection Preventionist, University Hospital Physician Services
  • Esther Thatcher, PhD, RN, Nurse Scientist, University Hospitals

Credits Available


Safety in the Practice Environment Rapid Fire Sessions

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