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Kentucky 42nd in the Nation For Healthcare

October 4, 2018 Eastside Branch Library,  Lexington,  Kentucky

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Kentucky 42nd in the Nation for Healthcare

Source The Commonwealth Fund

Patient Advocacy and Healthcare Worker Safety
October 4th, 2018
Registration Open at 11:30 am
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Over-riding Conference Objectives

  • Attendees will recognize the importance of healthcare staff and patient advocacy in the prevention of adverse events.

  • Attendees will recognize how infectious disease place both patients and staff at risk, constructing the intersection between occupational health & safety with patient safety initiatives.

  • Attendees will recognize the importance of good communication & patient access to their medical records, to improve both the understanding and acceptance of medical care along with the prevention of adverse events.

  • Attendees will be able to explain the importance of having patient advocates on policy boards and recognize how they bring a different and important perspective on the prevention of medical errors, drug safety and healthcare transparency.

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All presentations may be submitted to the Journal of Patient Safety.