2CO.002 - Patient Safety Colloquium

Event Time: Sunday April 27, 2014 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Topic(s): Practice, Policy, and Ethics
Director(s): Marcus Ponce De Leon MD, FAAN
Description: Jeff Skiles, first officer of U.S. Airways Flight 1549, and Rollin J. "Terry" Fairbanks, physician and health care safety expert, examine the 2009 crash of Flight 1549 into the Hudson River after a bird strike. They discuss the aviation safety systems that allowed the crew to respond successfully to the incident and save the lives of everyone on board. The speakers will detail how the changes in aviation safety systems over the past 25 years can be applied to health care. A panel discussion will focus on patient cases highlighting safety system practices. Topics include human factors engineering, health care safety, and details of system safety engineering. Audience participation is encouraged.
Completion Message: Participants should become familiar with the principles of health care safety systems, understand the impact of systems on patient safety, patient outcomes, and quality improvement, and understand practical methods for improving safety systems into their own clinical practice, residency programs, etc.
CME Credits:
Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Professionalism, Systems-Based Practice

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