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Run, Don't Walk: Improving Outcomes in Pediatraics Using a Rapid Response Team

June 4 , 2008

Speakers:

Annie Moulden, MBBS, FRACP
Clinical Leader, Patient Safety and Risk
Royal Children's Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Jim Tibballs, MBBS
Physician Intensive Care Unit & Resuscitation Officer,
Royal Children's Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Sharon Kinney, RN, MN
Royal Children's Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Moderator:

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. Identify the rationale for implementing Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) in pediatric settings.
  2. Describe Rapid Response Team (RRT) implementation efforts at two leading children's hospitals.
  3. Demonstrate that RRTs will improve outcomes if implemented thoughtfully.
  4. Cite practical tips/lessons learned for successful RRT implementation.

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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