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June 19, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
Engaging Patients and Families as Partners in Patient Safety

 Session Overview

Join Mary Foley PhD, RN, FAAN, and Karen Curtiss, two of our nation's foremost champions of patient safety, as they explore:

  • What "patient-centered care" really means.
  • How you can engage patients and families as real partners in patient safety.
  • Tangible tools that caregivers can use to build their skills.
Mary and Karen have been diligently working on the very practical and tactical issues that can make care safer for patients, families, and caregivers.
Following the presentations, a panel of experts will share their reactions to the presentations and answer questions from the webinar participants.
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 When:  June 19, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
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CE Participation Documentation

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 Session Speakers and Reactors
Mary E. Foley, RN, PhD
Engaging Patients and Families as Partners in Patient Safety

Mary E. Foley, RN, PhD, is the Director in the Center for Nursing Research and Innovation at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has worked with the Center as Associate Director since 2004 in partnership with three Bay Area academic medical centers. Mary has worked with the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) since 2004, and in 2009 was appointed Director, Education Services for CALNOC.

Karen Curtiss
Engaging Patients and Families as Partners in Patient Safety

Karen Curtiss is the founder of CampaignZERO – Families for Patient Safety (www.CampaignZERO.org) and author of the hospital handbook for patients and families, Safe & Sound in the Hospital: Must-Have Checklists and Tools for Your Loved One's Care (www.SafeAndSoundBooks.com).

Hilary J. Schmidt, PhD
Discussion and Reaction to Presentations

Hilary J. Schmidt, PhD, is an advanced education expert with extensive experience in strategic planning and change management within both the pharmaceutical industry and Academic Medical Centers.

Matt Listiak
Discussion and Reaction to Presentations

Matthew Listiak is the Senior Producer for TMIT and Health Care Concepts. He has worked with TMIT and HCC for ten years, developing video and multimedia content for television broadcast, DVD distribution, and the internet. He creates video, audio, and print material, utilizing his strong background in documentary production and graphic design.

Collin Gabriel
Discussion and Reaction to Presentations

Collin Gabriel is the multimedia producer for TMIT. He brings more than eight years of experience in production and editing for narrative, documentary, and commercial projects. With an educational background in Graphic Design and Digital Media from the University of California, San Diego, his unique blend of knowledge allows him to work seamlessly with TMIT/HCC on web-based projects, documentary films, and partner collaborations.

 Patient Safety Advocate
Patient Safety Advocate
The Voice of Patient and Family and Reaction to Presentations

Arlene Salamendra is a former Board member and Staff Coordinator of Families Advocating Injury Reduction (FAIR). A number of years ago, she was the subject of a preventable medical error. Since that time, she has devoted a portion of her time to giving support to other patients...

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