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321 - Patient Safety in the Ambulatory Care Setting: Bridging the Gap from Past to Present and Future

‐ Apr 25, 2013 10:45am

This session identifies how the patient safety initiative has become a formal part of daily operations in health care. We explore the provider role, problems faced in delivery of services, achieving top quartile status, and monitoring outcomes in order to be reimbursed for care.

Contact hours available until 4/23/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Presenter(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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.


  • Identify three patient safety challenges impacting formal implementation of patient safety program within the ambulatory care setting.
  • Discuss the impact of health care reform and current trends in ambulatory care.
  • Describe three initiatives from the inpatient setting which can enable safe patient practice in the outpatient setting.