Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in News |

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The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Institute Regional Center  at Jacksonville University is hosting an Inaugural 2017 Patient Safety Forum

The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University is hosting an Inaugural 2017 Patient Safety Forum on Friday, June 9, 2017.

This half-day conference is a wonderful opportunity to network and learn more about patient safety from internationally recognized experts in the field to improve quality of care and health outcomes.  The expertise provided by these renowned speakers will promote synergy and inter-professional collaboration to enhance quality and safety education and scholarship. The scheduled presenters include:

  • Robert Wears, MD, Ph.D., MS, Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, UF Health Science Center, Jacksonville – The Evolution of Patient Safety
  • John James, Ph.D., DABT, Patient Safety America – The Heart and Mind of Patient Safety
  • Mary Dolansky, Ph.D., RN, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University – The QSEN Journey – Past, Present, and Future

Registration is complimentary for attendees. Continuing education hours are pending. Please use the following link to register for attendance: https://goo.gl/forms/wz4GwjPBy8CCTzlK2

Approximately 200 interdisciplinary healthcare professionals including healthcare administrators, healthcare providers, nurse leaders, academic faculty, educators, quality/risk managers, medical residents, and students from across the region are expected to attend this important event.

The event will celebrate the establishment of the new QSEN Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University which will foster an international network of nurses and other healthcare professionals who contribute to quality and safety educational resources and scholarship. The Center will provide services throughout the southeastern U.S.

The Co-Directors of the Center are Dr. Teri Chenot, Associate Professor, and Dr. Roberta Christopher, Assistant Professor, at the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. More information about the Center and the Patient Safety Forum is available by contacting Dr. Chenot at tchenot@ju.edu or Dr. Christopher at rchrist6@ju.edu.