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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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NYSPFP VAE and Delirium Conference: Strategies to Reduce VAE and Delirium
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greater New York Hospital Association
555 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Please join us for NYSPFP's in-person conference series, "Strategies to Reduce VAE and Delirium" on April 26th in Syracuse, NY and April 27th in Manhattan, NY from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The focus of the conferences will be on evidence-based best practices and strategies to reduce Ventilator Associated Events (VAE) and Delirium within the critical care setting. The conference will include an interactive team activity to discuss troubleshooting strategies, discussion on how to operationalize the tools presented, and time for hospital-specific action planning.
Sepsis Process Improvement Webinar: Fluid Management for Patients with Sepsis
Wednesday April 27th, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, April 27, NYSPFP will host a webinar-based panel discussion on fluid management for patients with sepsis. The expert panel will discuss the pros, cons, and challenges of fluid management for patients with sepsis to ensure clinical excellence and the most positive patient outcomes.
Adverse Drug Event Webinar: Glycemic Control Coaching Call
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

NYSPFP, in partnership with the Society of Hospital Medicine, will hold an informational coaching call focused on perioperative blood glucose management in direct response to feedback provided by attendees of the recent in-person NYSPFP Glycemic Control conferences requesting additional information on this topic.
Sepsis Webinar: Improving Transfers and Handoffs in Care for Patients with Sepsis
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

NYSPFP continues its monthly series on sepsis process improvement with a webinar on May 25 focused on improving internal patient handoffs between departments as well as overcoming challenges related to providing optimal care for inter-hospital transfers of patients with sepsis.
NYSPFP-ACOG OB Safety Educational Coaching Call
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

On June 14, NYSPFP and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District II will host a webinar focused on reducing maternal morbidity and mortality associated with persistent hypertension. During the webinar, Peter Bernstein, MD, MPH, Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Director of the Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, will review the Safe Motherhood Initiative’s (SMI) hypertension bundle. NYSPFP staff will review quality improvement approaches to ensure safer care for patients with persistent hypertension in pregnancy, with a particular focus on the drivers that can be addressed to implement elements of the hypertension bundle.