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Upstate: Regional NYSPFP Advanced Colon Bundle In-Person Conference

Monday, May 5, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(In-person sign-in begins at 7:30 a.m.)

Sheridan Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center
801 University Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210*
*NYSPFP is offering this program streamed to multiple regional locations to allow as many members of the hospital surgical teams as possible to participate. Web-cast locations are listed under the registration heading below.

NYSPFP is pleased to present the Advanced Colon Bundle through an in-person conference in May. Multiple regional sessions will be held to allow as many clinical staff to participate as possible. During these sessions, NYSPFP will provide an overview of the initiative. Robert Cima, MD, MA, Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, will present the evidence behind the initiative’s approach and goals, share successful strategies, and guide hospital teams in developing their initial quality improvement action plans. Michael Timoney, MD, FACS, Vice Chair of Surgery for Quality Improvement at Lutheran Medical Center, and Mark Lema, MD., PHD., Chair of Anesthesiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY) will participate in a panel discussion to share their facility’s experience with the colon bundle elements and the impact on colon surgical site infection (SSI) rates at their hospitals. NYSPFP staff will be available at all regional sites to facilitate team planning. Surgical teams will have ample opportunity to participate in question and answer sessions and interactive discussion throughout the session.

Speakers

• Robert R. Cima, MD, MA, Professor of Surgery and Consultant, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
• Mark Lema, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Anesthesiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY)
• Michael F. Timoney, MD, FACS., Vice Chair of Surgery for Quality Improvement, Lutheran Medical Center

Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages your hospital’s SSI/OR Safety team and colorectal surgical champions (including at a minimum, surgeon, anesthetist, OR nurse) to participate in this conference. NYSPFP will webcast the event to multiple regional sites to encourage hospitals to send as many staff as possible. Quality improvement and infection prevention staffs are also encouraged to attend.

Registration

You must register at the following link to participate: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2XDRL2K.

Live in-person event: May 5, 2014 at the Sheridan Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center

Web-streamed locations:
• Jones’ Memorial Hospital, Walchli Education Center, 191 N. Main St, Wellsville, NY 14895
• Western New York Health Care Association, 1876 Niagara Falls Blvd, Tonawanda, NY 14150
• Healthcare Association of New York State, One Empire Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144
• Canton Potsdam Hospital, 2nd Floor Classroom, 50 Leroy Street, Potsdam, NY 13676
• WCA Hospital, 207 Foote Ave, Jamestown, NY 14702
 
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