Texas Healthcare Safety Conference

2019 DSHS Healthcare Safety Conference

Conference Agenda – Agenda, Session Descriptions and Learning Objectives.

Speakers – Bios/photos of speakers.

Texas Healthcare Safety Unit Presentations:

Bloodstream Infection (BSI) Quality improvement Activities Dany Anchia BSN, RN, CDN

Good Drugs and Bad Bugs: Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistant Pathogens in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Settings Robin Jump, MD, PhD

HAI-lights from the Field DSHS HAI Epidemiologists

How Safe is the Patient Journey Through the Healthcare Maze? Cheri Lattimer, RN, BSN

Care Transition Bundle - Seven Essential Intervention Categories

Human Factors Engineering and Patient Safety: A Work system Framework for “Protection Through Prevention” 
C. Adam Probst, PhD, MS, CPPS

Case Study A

Case Study B

Infection Prevention and Control in LTC Facilities: Quality Monitoring Program Activities and Current Regulations 
Sheri Mead RN, CDP, CADDCT

Keeping Patients Safe - One Day at a Time Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS

OR to CSD Best Practices for Sterilization in Health Care Facilities Bob Marrs, CRCST, CIS, CHL

Patient Notification of Infection Control Breaches and HAI Outbreaks Kiran M. Perkins, MD, MPH

Regulation of Health Care Facilities in Texas Randy Moten

Texas Healthcare Safety Status Update Jennifer Vinyard, MPH, CIC and Vickie Gillespie, BSN, RN

VIM-CRPA in West Texas Gillian Blackwell, BSN, RN, CIC

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