Preventable medical errors are actually on the rise by 1% per year according to the 2010 revised National Quality Forum publication on 34 Safe Practices for Better Healthcare. CMS will start reporting each hospital’s scores and reduce payments by 1% to hospitals with the highest rate of medical errors and infections in 2015.
So, what is a “Just Culture?” Tune in for this informative 90-minute webinar where nurse attorney Sue Dill Calloway will discuss what hospitals need to do to create a patient safety culture and how to create a balance of a non-punitive environment for medical errors with the “Just Culture” theory.
Level: All levels
Meet your Expert:
Sue Dill Calloway is a nurse attorney and medical-legal consultant. She has done many educational programs for nurses, physicians, and other health care providers. She has spoken internationally on patient safety, risk management, legal, regulatory, and CMS and Joint Commission issues. She has authored over a thousand articles and a hundred books including a book on the Compliance Guide to the Joint Commission, CMS Patient Rights Standards and a book on 2009 Joint Commission Leadership and many books on nursing law and nursing law and ethics.
Her associate degree is from Central Ohio Technical College and Ohio State University. Her BA, BSN in Nursing, MSN in nursing (summa cum laude) and JD degree (law degree with honors) are from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.
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This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.
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Recorded: May 23, 2011