Multidisciplinary AAMC team represents at the Maryland Patient Safety Conference
The 11th annual Maryland Patient Safety Conference was held last Tuesday, March 31 at the Hilton in Baltimore, MD. This event brings together over 1,200 multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals to discuss issues and trends in patient safety.
Two inspirational keynote speakers and 12 informational sessions focusing on different aspects of patient safety were offered throughout the day. Leadership, team work, and the climate of change were the main topics of many presenter sessions, provoking some great discussion regarding patient safety best practices and current issues.
AAMC presented 16 posters – click on the links below to learn more – and Shirley Knelly’s poster, Patient and Family Centered Inpatient Room Whiteboards: Engaging Patients in Their Care, received the Minogue Award for Patient Safety Innovation.
The Development of Nursing Assessment and Symptom Management Clinic – Cathy Copertino
Improved Coordination of Care for Patient with Abnormalities on Chest Imaging: The Rapid Access Chest and Lung Assessment Program – Maria Geronimo
CCHD Screening Algorithm Tool for Successful Assessments – Cindy Mueller
Beyond Chemo and Radiation: Screening and Intervention to Treat the Whole Person – Ashley Varner
Building Forward: A Vibrant Cancer Survivorship Program in a Community Hosptial – Ashley Varner
New Practice for End of Life Care for Dying Patient – Stephanie White
Improving the Inpatient Febrile Neutropenia Process – Jan Clemons
Train Like You Mean It – Patty Sherman
-Gena Kosmides, BSN, RN