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Patient Safety Conference - 11 CME Points

Theme

Transforming care by supporting and engaging caregivers and patients in safety

 

Overview

The Patient Safety conference at the Patient Safety Exhibition and Congress is a two-day conference that brings together multidisciplinary healthcare professionals and internationally recognised speakers, to explore the most up-to-date best practices related to current issues surrounding patient safety. Moving into the 9th edition, the research-led scientific programme will present experts' perspectives on healthcare imperatives, discuss governance and policy updates and bring to light practical solutions that foster improved quality of care and enable overall improved patient safety.

Hospitals employers are key concerning the provision a high quality, safe patient care. The JCI Joint Commission International (JCI) and Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) commend ‘Lean Thinking’ as a key methodology to help introduce leaner standards of work across the entire organisation. Throughout this educational meeting, speakers will explore how to achieve the basic stability much needed to plan, practice and sustain JCI values, thus achieving high quality and safe patient care.

Benefits of attending:

  • Review risk assessment and management strategies in the acute-care environment for better quality of care
  • Recognise the best practice, and identify evidence based solutions that enable patient safety, reduce risk, and achieve high-value quality
  • Appraise case studies of how regional institutions have implemented measures to improve patient safety
  • Discuss the opportunities and challenges posed to patient safety through employing advanced technology within healthcare institutions
  • Explore the concept of ‘Lean thinking’ and consider how incorporation of lean methodologies can improve patient safety and enable better quality care
  • Appraise how best to manage medication administration and handling to enhance clinical practice
  • Review the importance of staff safety and recognise effective strategies to minimize staff burnout risk

Key topics:

  • Healthcare risk assessment and management
  • Advancing performance measurements
  • Staff safety: staff burnout
  • Technology for patient safety
  • Medication management
  • Adopting ‘Lean thinking’

 

Scientific Committee

Activity Director and Local Chair:

Dr Samer Ellahham, Regional Chair, Middle East Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Cardiology Consultant, Cleveland Clinic Care Giver, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

Who should attend: 

  • Infectious Disease Consultants/Physicians                      
  • Family Practice Physicians
  • Infection Preventionists                                                          
  • Internal Medicine and Subspecialties
    Physicians
  • Infection Control Managers                                                   
  • Laboratory Technologists
  • Infection Control Coordinators  
  • Patient Safety Officers
  • Epidemiologists                
  • Pathologists                      
  • Microbiologists
  • Medical Laboratory Supervisors
  • Medical Technologists                  
  • Public Health Professionals                         
  • Nurses 
  • General Practitioners    
  • Intensivists                        

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.

DAY 1: Saturday, 27 October 2018
09:00 Opening remarks by Conference Chair:
Dr Samer Ellahham, Regional Network Chair, Middle East Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Chief Quality Officer, Senior Consultant, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
SESSION 1
09:10

Person and family engagement: A practical framework

Dr Samer Ellahham, Regional Chair, Middle East Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Cardiology Consultant, Cleveland Clinic Care Giver, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

09:40

Healthcare risk assessment and management

Mervat Mansour, Director of Quality and Patient Safety, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

10:30


Coffee Break

SESSION 2

Moderator: Mrs Manal Abou Fakher, Quality & Excellence Coordinator, Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai, UAE

11:00

Risk management in the National Maternity Hospital - making it valuable and meaningful for patient safety

Dr Luke Feeney, Director of Quality, Risk and Patient Safety, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

11:30

Risk management: From theory to practice

Dr Maya Mallat Yassine, SEHA Clinical Risk Manager, Abu Dhabi Health Services, SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE

12:00 Interactive Q & A discussion
12:20

Lunch Break

SESSION 3
13:20

Effective management of staff burnout – Drs and Nurses

Dr Wissam Abdul Hadi, Chief Quality Officer, NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

13:50

Patient Safety Pulse: A tool to monitor and measure your patient safety

Dr Wissam Abdul Hadi, Chief Quality Officer, NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

14:20 Interactive Q & A discussion
14:30

Coffee Break

SESSION 4

Moderator: Mrs Manal Abou Fakher, Quality & Excellence Coordinator, Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai, UAE

15:00

Transforming patient care: The humane touch

Dr R L Bhatia, Human Resources Professional, Change Management and Organisation, Turnaround Specialist, Founder, World CSR Day, Mumbai, India

15:30

A lean employer for a safer patient care

Anastasia Sayegh, Founder and President, Process Excellence Systems, Beirut, Lebanon

16:00
Implementing Team STEPPS in the National Maternity HospitalDr Luke Feeney, Director of Quality, Risk and Patient Safety, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
DAY 2: Sunday, 28 October 2018
09:00 Opening remarks by Conference Chair:
Dr Samer Ellahham, Regional Network Chair, Middle East Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Chief Quality Officer, Senior Consultant, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
SESSION 5
09:10

Prevention and resuscitation of in-hospital cardiac arrest

Dr Samer Ellahham, Regional Chair, Middle East Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Cardiology Consultant, Cleveland Clinic Care Giver, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

09:40

Moving from key performance indicator to human development index

Dr Nashat Nafouri, Chair, Healthcare Interest Group, Executive Officer, Saudi Quality Council, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

10:30


Coffee Break

SESSION 6
11:00

Improving hospital work conditions to ensure staff and patient safety

Ashraf Ismail, Managing Director, Middle East Office, Joint Commission International, Dubai, UAE

11:30

Radiation safety culture: Engagement of Patients and Caregivers

Auroba Latief Al-Samaraee, Senior Director, Radiation Safety and Medical Physics, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

12:00 Interactive Q & A discussion
12:20

Lunch Break

SESSION 7
13:20

Planning and organisational excellence

Haifa Al-Naimi, Director General for Quality and Patient Safety, Ministry of Health,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

13:50

Organ transplant programmes: Local and
international safety measures, best practices and challenges

Ayman Ishaq Ibrahim, Corporate Senior Medical Education
Officer, Corporate Academic Affairs, Abu
Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

15:00

Risk reduction strategies for high alert medications

Mazhar Abbasi, Senior Pharmacist, Pharmacy - Medical Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 
15:30

The safety of primary care for vulnerable elderly

Dr Hanan Sheikh Ibrahim, Clinical Assistant Professor, (CCLCM) of Case Western Reserve
University, Ohio
, Consultant Physician Internist, Geriatrician, Quality Officer and Academic Lead, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

16:00

The role of telemedicine in patient safety

Dr Suhail Chughtai, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Director & Medico-Legal Examiner, Medico Legal Professionals Ltd, Chairman, Medical City Online, London, UK

Dr Saira Baloch, Medical Director and Physician, Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic, Texas Health Allen Hospital, Dallas, USA

16:45

Close of Patient Safety Conference

Dr Samer Ellahham

Regional Chair, Middle East, Patient Safety Movement Foundation Cleveland Clinic Care Giver, Senior Cardiovascular Consultant, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Dr Ashraf Ismail

Managing Director

JCI Accreditation Middle East, Dubai, UAE


Anastasia Sayegh

Founder and President

Process Excellence Systems, Beirut, Lebanon 


Dr Maya Mallat Yassine

SEHA Clinical Risk Manager

Abu Dhabi Health Services, SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Auroba Latief Al-Samaraee

Senior Director, Radiation Safety and Medical Physics 

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE 


Ayman Ishaq Ibrahim

Corporate Senior Medical Education Officer, Corporate Academic Affairs

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE 


Dr Maya Mallat Yassine

SEHA Clinical Risk Manager, Abu Dhabi Health Services

SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Dr Luke Feeney

Director of Quality, Risk and Patient Safety

National Maternity Hospital, Dublin,
Republic of Ireland


Mazhar Abbasi

Senior Pharmacist, Pharmacy - Medical Affairs, Sheikh

Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Mervat Mansour

Director of Quality and Patient Safety

Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE


Dr Nashat Nafouri

Chair, Healthcare Interest Group, Executive Officer, Saudi

Quality Council, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Dr R L Bhatia

Human Resources Professional, Change Management and Organisation,
Turnaround Specialist, Founder,

World CSR Day, Mumbai, India 

Haifa Al-Naimi

Director General for Quality and
Patient Safety

Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr Hanan Sheikh Ibrahim

 Clinical Assistant Professor and Consultant Physician Internist, Geriatrician, Quality Officer and Academic Lead

(CCLCM) of Case Western Reserve University, Ohio and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Mrs Manal Abou Fakher

Quality & Excellence Coordinator

Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Saira Baloch

Medical Director and
Physician, Wound Care & Hyperbaric
Medicine Clinic

Texas Health Allen Hospital, Dallas, USA

Dr Suhail Chughtai

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Director & Medico-Legal Examiner

Medico Legal Professionals Ltd, Chairman, Medical City Online, London, UK 


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Accreditation Statement:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for the maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.