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Upcoming NYSPFP Events

Below is a listing of upcoming NYSPFP Events. For a full description, click "see details."
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Glycemic Control Webinar - Putting It All Together
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

NYSPFP and the Society for Hospital Medicine (SHM) will hold the final webinar in a series dedicated to highlighting hospital successes statewide, including glycemic control process improvements that demonstrate successful outcomes. In HEN 2.0, SHM has provided expert faculty, a portfolio of best practices across all hypo/hyperglycemic prevention processes, access to their licensed website, and education. During the webinar, the SHM expert faculty will provide feedback and recommendations.
Implementing Rapid Improvements in Sepsis Care
Thursday, September 15, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

NYSPFP concludes its monthly series on sepsis process improvement for HEN 2.0 with a webinar on September 15 focused on performance improvement activities to increase bundle compliance to improve care for sepsis patients. Sam Shields MBA, LSSBB, CPHQ, Director of Operational Excellence at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, will share the process improvement approach which allowed Dartmouth-Hitchcock to achieve rapid diffusion of compliance and improvements across their system.
NYSPFP-ACOG OB Safety Educational Coaching Call
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

On September 20, NYSPFP and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District II will host the final joint webinar focused on reducing maternal hemorrhage and severe hypertension as well as a discussion on plans for continued support from the NYSPFP, ACOG District II and the NYS Department of Health.
Rescheduled SSI/OR Safety Educational Webconference: Glucose Management in the Surgical Patient
Thursday, September 22, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Please join NYSPFP on Thursday, September 22 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. for a webinar focused on how to implement a glucose control protocol in both diabetic and non-diabetic surgical patients to prevent hyperglycemia in the perioperative period.

The webinar will feature Lucia Austin-Gil, RN, JD, CPHQ, CPHRM, Senior Director for Patient Safety at Washington State Hospital Association, who will review efforts to implement glucose control protocols in hospitals across Washington State and the impact on the surgical site infection rates as a result of the implementation of those protocols. Hospitals that have successfully implemented a glucose control protocol will also share their experiences.