QUALITY IS A JOURNEY NOT A DESTINATION          PATIENT SAFETY WILL IMPROVE BY CONTROLLING EVERY MOVE         QUALITY IS NOT AN ACT, IT IS A HABIT - ARISTOTLE

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Our annual 2019 conference Program

- LSQSH is a " World Partner" of the American Society for Quality ( ASQ).

- IHI OPEN SCHOOL
For the first time in Lebanon, in collaboration with the "Institute of Health Improvement", our society will be launching the IHI Open School on line training course on healthcare performance improvement and safety. 26 Modules during one year where participants will learn about the science of improvement and safety. An interactive quarterly sessions will be held by our faculty to answer questions and monitor the progress of the projects in place.

- IHI Fellowship Program 
​​​​The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) presents a new Fellowship program to select health care professionals worldwide... click here for more

TIPS TO CELEBRATE PATIENT SAFETY AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

1. Post reminders throughout your facility about the importance of safe care. - Update your computer screen savers with the Patient initiative.
- Recognize your patient safety champions by giving them Patient Safety Champion stickers.
- Create your special item for patient safety at your organization to be collaboratively used: T-Shirts, Hats, bracelets, pins…etc...

2. Host an event or several events to recognize patient safety efforts at your organization. - Poster presentations of your organization’s successful safety efforts.
- Recognize staff and committees that work every day to provide safe care.
- Host events in the cafeteria with snacks or dessert or something special to celebrate safety at your organization.
- Hold safety-focused training during Patient Safety Awareness Week.
- Contact a local TV or Radio to host a spokesperson to share patient safety activities and highlights.
- Conduct “Safety Culture Survey”. 

3. Encourage Patients and Families
to Be Safe by:

- Posting promotional materials in your facility, such as the posters downloadable for www.lsqsh.org
- Offering a suggestion box for patients and families.

4. Improve patient safety in these areas:
- Adverse Drug Events
- Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
- Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI)
- Injuries from Fall and Immobility
- Obstetrical Adverse Events
- Pressure Ulcers
- Preventable Readmissions
- Surgical Site Infections
- Venous Thromboembolism
- Ventilator Associated Event/Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

STAY SAFE VIDEO

 
"STAY SAFE" Campaign: a collaborative work between LSQSH and WHO

To download the video click here

Seven Recommendations for patient safety

1- Clean hands for safe care 
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2- Improve safety of high alert medications 
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3- Effective communication enhances safe care 
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4- Patient engagement in their safety 
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5- Reduce risk of harm resulting from patient fall 
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6- Identify your patient every time 
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7- Use WHO surgical safety checklist 
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