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At Patient Safety 2017, we have 4 scientific conferences taking place that discuss provisions of safe and effective care to encourage and support healthcare institutions in their efforts to make patient safety a continuous priority.
During these three days, a variety of plenaries, panel discussions, workshops, demonstrations and interactive activities will be held and participants will have the opportunity to network and share best practice with other professionals who are champions of patient safety.
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Infection Control Conference 16.75 CME Points
Communicable disease experts in the region will discuss how to combat local determinants of infections, advise on most effective strategies related to diagnosis, prevention and management of common infectious diseases and healthcare associated infections, and give updates on infection control practices including chain of infection, transmission based precautions, isolation precautions, MRSA, MERS, EBOLA, etc.
24-26 October 2017
Decontamination and Sterilisation (CSSD) Conference CME Points TBA
Implementing effective sanitation processes for medical devices and medical spaces, best practices in handling, collection and transport of contaminated instruments, cleaning and decontamination processes, instrumentation inspection, preparation and packaging will be discussed in this conference.
24-26 October 2017
Patient Safety Conference 11.5 CME Points
Under the theme 'Consolidating efforts to improve patient safety: leadership, technology and finance', the conference will review the role of healthcare professionals as change agents as well as discuss leadership strategies and the financial return on a culture of patient safety.
24-25 October 2017
Radiological Safety Conference 6.25 CME Points
Healthcare professionals will be updated on the risks and benefits of radiation and to ensure patients receives the appropriate radiation dose using necessary imaging exam at a suitable time.
26 October 2017
CME CONFERENCES - FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution for all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.