Pediatric Quality and Patient Safety Conference: Collaborating to Make Pediatric Health Care Safer in Minnesota

Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 8:30am-4pm
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How can we more effectively collaborate to increase the quality and safety of pediatric health care? What are the obstacles and opportunities? Join us to explore how we can work together, improving quality and safety for our patients.

A conference for: physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, front line clinical staff from all disciplines, quality and safety leaders, and facilitators.

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Stephen Muething is co-director of the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and professor of pediatrics at The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Muething was recently awarded the Michael and Suzette Fisher Family Chair for Safety at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He now focuses on the strategic goals of Cincinnati Children’s to improve all aspects of care including safety, outcomes, experience and affordability. His improvement work and research focuses on high reliability culture, situation awareness, managing by prediction and lean leadership.

Dr. Muething was one of the founders of the Children’s Hospital Solution for Patient Safety and now serves as strategic advisor. This network of more than 100 children’s hospitals is collaborating to eliminate serious harm for all pediatric patients across the United States and Canada. He serves on multiple national pediatric safety groups and is a frequent consultant for regional, national and international safety and quality initiatives. He has lectured in more than a dozen countries.

Course Description
Presentations will include the power of collaboration both locally and nationally, panel discussion from regional health care leaders, and an opportunity to express your views on pediatric patient safety.

Course Objectives
At the completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify key strategies for implementing an antibiotic stewardship program in the hospital setting.
  2. Describe best practices to reduce central line associated blood stream infections in children.
  3. Recognize clinical markers associated with pediatric sepsis.
  4. Describe classification systems for peripheral IV infiltration in children and interventions to reduce their harm in children.
  5. Identify methods to reduce the risk of injury to patients and employees during pediatric behavioral events.

Accreditation

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Gillette takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this activity.

Gillette designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 6.9 contact hours. Nurses and other health care professionals are responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Agenda:

  • 8:00– 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30– 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:45– 9:00 a.m. Children’s Hospitals Solutions for Patient Safety
  • 9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Patient Story
  • 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address: Changing the Organizational Culture, Steve Muething, MD
  • 10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break
  • 10:15 – 11:00 a.m. Breakout Session #1 (select one)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship or Preventing Harm from Patient Behavioral Episodes
  • 11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Networking Break “Pair and Share”
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session #2 (select one)
  • CLABSI Update or Sepsis Recognition
  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Networking
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Case Presentation – Peripheral IV Extravasation
  • 2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Networking Break “Pair and Share”
  • 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Breakout #3 (select one)
  • Difficult Airway Recognition/Planning or PIVIE
  • 3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Networking Break “Pair and Share”
  • 3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Breakout #4 (select one)
  • VAE – Acute and Chronic or Second Victim
  • 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

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Accommodations

Free shuttle to the RiverCentre. Brand new hotel! Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown St. Paul. A special room rate of $159 will be offered. Reservations must be made by September 28, 2017. Reserve a hotel room now. 

Registration Information

The conference registration fee is $125. The fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, conference materials and continuing medical education credit. Mail-in registration instructions are also available. 

Refund Policy

Attendees can receive refunds up to seven days before the event start date. Please email cme@gillettechildrens.com.

Questions:
cme@gillettechildrens.com

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Faculty and Planning Committee

Faculty

Andrew Berndt, RN, MSN
Patient Care Manager, Sedation and Procedural Services
Children’s Minnesota

Kristen Chisholm, PharmD
Supervisor, Clinical Staff Pharmacist
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Sameer Gupta, MD
Executive Medical Director
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Steve Grapentine, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacist
Children’s Minnesota

Melissa Hamlin, MSN, RN-BC, CPPS
Patient Safety Consultant
Children’s Minnesota

Susan Heitzman, MS, APRN, CNS-BC, APHN-BC
Behavioral Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Nick Houkom, BAN, RN
Patient Care Supervisor, PICU and CVICU
University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Charlie Huskins, MD
Infectious Disease
Mayo Clinic

Abe Jacob, MD, MHA
Chief Medical Officer
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Kim Kato, RN
Quality Improvement Specialist
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Stephen Kurachek, MD
Critical Care Intensivist
Children’s Minnesota

Ashley Loomis, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care
University of Minnesota/University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Dale Marks, RRT
Respiratory Therapist
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Barbara Mason, MSN, RN
Clinical Education Specialist
Children’s Minnesota

Steve Muething, MD
Co-Director, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence
Vice President for Safety
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Raina Paul, MD
Emergency Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Frances Prekker, MD
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Hennepin County Medical Center

Jade Roper, MS, APRN, PCNS-BC
Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Misty Rutledge, BSN, RN
Charge Nurse, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Tina Schlottman, RN
Infection Prevention Practitioner
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Missy Shepherd, BA, CPM
Executive Director
Solutions for Patient Safety

Kathleen Steinmann, MT (ASCP), CIC
Infection Preventionist
Hennepin County Medical Center

Pam Trevino, BSN, RN
Clinical Risk Management Director
Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Cheryl Tveit, RN, MSN, CAPA
Manager, Neurosciences Services
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Dawit Haile, MD
Anesthesiologist
Mayo Clinic

Gabrielle Hester, MD
Pediatric Hospitalist
Children’s Minnesota

Kim Lorence, MS, RN-BC
Clinical Education Specialist
Children’s Minnesota

Planning Committee

Dawn Baddeley, RN, MSN, CNML
Assistant Vice President of Nursing and Ancillary Services
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Karen Brill, MHA, RN
Vice President of Patient Care
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

Deb Bode, MS, APRN, PCNS-BC|
Manager, Quality and Patient Safety
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Bobbie Carroll, RN, MHA
Senior Director, Patient Safety and Clinical Informatics
Children’s Minnesota

Michelle Curley, RN, CRNI
Infusion Nursing Manager
Pediatric Home Service

Tania Daniels, PT, MBA
Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety
Minnesota Hospital Association

Melissa Hamlin, MSN, RN-BC, CPPS
Patient Safety Consultant
Children’s Minnesota

Abe Jacob, MD, MHA
Chief Medical Officer
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Andrew Kiragu, MD
Interim Chief of Pediatrics
Hennepin County Medical Center

Beth Markham, RN, MSN, CAPA, CPAN
Clinical Practice Specialist
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

Missy Shepherd, BA, CPM
Executive Director
Solutions for Patient Safety

Lali Silva, MHA
Senior Director of Quality and Process Improvement
Minnesota Hospital Association

David Voller, MBA
Assistant Vice President of Ambulatory Care and Allied Health
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare