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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6th Annual Congress on Healthcare Quality and Safety: Teaming Up for Safer Care 5-6 October 2018 click here to check program

click here for the registration form

 

In response to the request of most of our members and to satisfy the needs of all healthcare providers, we are please to announce that 2018 congress will be a combination of diverse workshops.

Workshop 1: Team STEPPS Master Trainer:



TeamSTEPPS is an evidence based system to improve communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. This methodology will be delivered in the French Language over a period of 2 days by international speakers in a workshop setting. Participants will be provided with ready-to-use material and a training curriculum to successfully integrate teamwork principles into all areas of the organization. read more

As places are limited, Interested hospitals/candidates are requested to fill the attached application form providing the names of 3 participants from the organization (nurse, physician, administrator/pharmacist) and send it back to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Workshop 2: Excellence in Oncology Practice:
workshop presented by international speakers
Target Audience: Oncologists, Oncology nurses, Oncology pharmacists.

Workshop 3: Patient Tracer Methodology:
workshop presented by Dr. Marale Atéchian ( JCI Consultant)

Participants can choose to attend: Workshop 1, or Workshop 2 and/or Workshop 3

- LSQSH was present at the pharmacist annual Congress at Hilton Habtoor today. Speaking about medication & patient safety.
For more info click here

- Just 1 month left to submit your poster abstract | Amsterdam 2018 click here

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

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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