Practical Application of Proactive Safety: Evolving Our Approach

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Speaker: Brent Lee, MD, MPH, FASA, Director of Clinical Excellence and Performance Improvement of North American Partners in Anesthesia and Jenna M. Merandi, Pharm.D., MS, CPPS, Medication Safety Officer of Nationwide Children’s Hospital

ASHRM CE Credit: 1

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Learn how to operationalize modern safety concepts in health care to enhance patient safety.

Learn how a proactive safety (Safety II) approach can enhance and complement the traditional (Safety I) approach in health care. Hear about how two very different clinical settings – a large, pediatric hospital and a nation-wide anesthesia practice, implemented modern safety concepts in health care to improve patient safety.

Learning Obectives:

  • Identify the differences between Safety I and Safety II approaches to reduce patient harm
  • Learn how these two approaches are complementary in creating a more holistic approach to patient safety
  • Identify the steps needed to implement a performance improvement project based on these Safety II principles
  • Learn about practical applications of novel safety strategies adopted from other high risk industries
Product Code 32203OD24
ASHRM CE Credits 1.0
CNE Credits 1.0
Domain Clinical Patient Safety
Level - Foundational (F), Practitioner (P), Advanced (A) F
Publication Date 3/29/24
Next Review 7/1/25
Credit Expires 7/1/26

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Speaker Bio

Brent Lee, MD, MPH, FASA, is an anesthesiologist and the Director of Clinical Excellence and Performance Improvement at North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) and Medical Director of NAPA’s Patient Safety Organization (PSO), the NAPA Anesthesia Patient Safety Institute. Dr. Lee received a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA, and previously served in the U.S. Public Health Service as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine, completed his anesthesia residency at Georgetown University Hospital, and completed a fellowship in trauma anesthesia at the University of Maryland/Shock Trauma Center. Dr. Lee is a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Jenna Merandi, PharmD, MS, CPPS, is a Medication Safety Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She works closely with interdisciplinary teams and frontline staff to identify system-based interventions to prevent medication errors. Jenna provides strategy, innovation and expanded views on safety (safety differently) to help lead the journey to best medication outcomes. Jenna serves as one of the co-leaders nationally for Proactive Safety through the Solutions for Patient Safety, and was the founder of the Children’s Hospital Association, Medication Safety Leaders Collaborative with the goal to share best practices for improving pediatric medication use outcomes.