EMS World

SEP 2018

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EMSWORLD.com | SEPTEMBER 2018 13 EMSWORLD.com | SEPTEMBER 2018 13 EMS PATIENT SAFETY: MOVING THE NEEDLE TO ZERO HARM F rom the boots on the ground to the boots in the administrative or c-suite, EMS agencies are adopting a culture of safety to improve patient outcomes and reduce preventable harm. First responders deliver care in unique and challenging environments where risk is always present. This webinar offers an overview of the EMS Boot Camp, including steps to improve patient safety and how simulation advances the culture shift. This session is important for EMS managers, educators and frontline providers who are ready to take the next steps towards improving EMS Patient Safety. Objectives • Describe Patient Safety and its importance to EMS • Understand simulation activities that improve the EMS patient safety culture • Summarize the EMS Boot Patient Safety Boot Camp Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS Patient Safety Specialist Lee Varner, MSEMS, EMT-P, CPPS Patient Safety Director Jennifer McCarthy, MAS, NRP, CHSE Interdisciplinary Simulation Director Live Webinar Wednesday, September 12, 2018 1:00 pm EDT Sponsored by REGISTER YOUR TEAM TODAY FOR THIS INFORMATIVE DISCUSSION! www.emsworld.com/laerdal

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