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Parents as Partners in Patient Safety

March 31, 2009


Jim Conway, MS, FACHE
Senior Vice President
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Lisa J. Wise, MEd
Lead Parent, Family Advisory Council
Department of Family Centered Care
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California


Paul Sharek, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine
Medical Director of Quality Management
Chief Clinical Patient Safety Officer
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California

By the end of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the new national trend of partnering with families at the bedside to promote pediatric patient safety.
  2. Describe effective strategies for thoughtfully involving parents as members of the patient safety team.
  3. Cite the perspectives of both a medical leader who has partnered with parents and a parent who has joined the patient safety effort at a major children's hospital.
  4. Consider the lessons presented about partnering with parents for patient safety in an in-patient setting, and apply selected strategies in an office-based or ambulatory setting.

You Should Participate if you are a(n):

  1. General Pediatrician
  2. Pediatric Sub-specialist
  3. Family Physician
  4. Resident
  5. Allied Health Professional (PNP, PA, Nurse)
  6. Administrator (VP Medical Affairs, Risk Manager, Medical Director)

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