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Agenda of Enhancing Working Conditions and Patient Safety Conference


David L. Lawrence Convention Center Pittsburgh, PA, October 17-18, 2000

Enhancing Working Conditions and Patient Safety: Best Practices

Final Agenda

Tuesday, October 17, 2000

Registration
South Meeting Rooms Entrance, Third Floor

1:00 pm—Welcome and Federal Partners' Perspective
South Meeting Rooms 4 and 6

"Getting to Safety First"
Linda Rosenstock, M.D., MPH.
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

"Maintaining the New Found Patient Safety Momentum"
Gregg Meyer, M.D., M.Sc.
Director, Center for Quality Measurement and Improvement, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

"Why Are We Exploring Best Practices?"
Jordan Barab
Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

2:00 pm—Keynote
South Meeting Rooms 4 and 6

"Connecting Patient Safety and Working Conditions"
James P. Bagian, M.D., P.E.
Director, National Center for Patient Safety, Veterans Health Administration

3:00 pm—Break—Posters and Exhibits
South Meeting Rooms 8 and 10

3:30 pm—Plenary Panel: A Systems Approach
South Meeting Rooms 4 and 6

Christine Kovner, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Moderator
Professor, New York University

John Gosbee, M.D.: "The Human Factors Framework"
Director, Patient Safety Information Systems, National Center for Patient Safety, Veterans Health Administration

Mary Foley, M.S., R.N.: "Human Factors in the Organization of Healthcare"
St. Frances Memorial Hospital

James Espinosa, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.F.P.: "Human Factors in the Engineered Environment"
Medical Director, Emergency Department, Overlook Hospital

5:45 pm—Reception—Posters and Exhibits
South Meeting Rooms 8 and 10

October 18, 2000

7:00 am—Buffet Breakfast—Posters and Exhibits
South Meeting Rooms 8 and 10

8:00 am—Breakout Session I

"Human Factors and System Interface"
South Meeting Room 12

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Gregg Meyer, M.D., M.Sc., Moderator
Pascale Carayon, Ph.D.
Joe Klancher, M.P.H.
David A. Kobus, Ph.D., CPE
Sean Mackay, M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S.
Fred P. Stone, M.S.S.W., M.P.A., Ph.D.

"Bloodborne Infection Control"
South Meeting Room 11

James D. August, M.P.H., Moderator
Juan Alonso-Echanove, M.D.
June M. Fisher, M.D.
Cindy Lacy, R.N.
Kathryn A.E. Maher, M.S.N., R.N.
Zubina M. Mawji, M.D.,M.P.H.

"Arts in Healthcare"
South Meeting Room 7

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Jane Beebe
Janice Palmer
Lou Rosenberg

"Injury Prevention"
South Meeting Room 5

Deborah A. Milne, M.P.A., R.N., Moderator
Anthony W. Donaldson
Bradley A. Evanoff, M.D., M.P.H.
Alice Freund
Bernice D. Owen, Ph.D., R.N.
Gail Powell-Cope, Ph.D., ARNP

10:00 am—Break—Posters and Exhibits
South Meeting Rooms 8 and 10

10:15 am—Breakout Session II

"Organization of Work and Environment"
South Meeting Room 12

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Stephen Sauter, Ph.D., Moderator
Norma Amsterdam
Kenneth R. Baker, R.Ph., J.D.
Sean Clarke, R.N., Ph.D., CRNP, CS
Sean Mackay, M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S.
Robert A. Petzel, M.D.

"Patient Handling"
South Meeting Room 11

Michael Hodgson, M.D., M.P.H., Moderator
Christopher Davis, M.S.
Hans-Peter de Ruiter, R.N., B.S.N.
Jean Kristensen, R.N., COHN
Audrey Nelson, Ph.D., R.N.

"Education and Training"
South Meeting Room 7

Bill Borwegen, M.P.H., Moderator
Suellen K. Cook, M.S.
Margaret Corrigan, R.N.C.
Matthew E. Fitzgerald, Dr.P.H., M.S., M.P.H.
Nadine R. Levick, M.D., M.P.H.
Leslie Nickels, M.Ed.
David P. Rhodes, M.A.

"Infection Control: Other Routes"
South Meeting Room 5

Gina Pugliese, M.S., R.N., Moderator
Teresa A. Caruthers, M.S., R.N.
Melanie A. Fisher, M.D., M.Sc.
Kathy Gerwig
Marilyn Michels

12:15 pm—Buffet Lunch
South Meeting Rooms 4 and 6

1:15 pm—Closing Session
South Meeting Rooms 4 and 6

"Making Safety a Priority"
Paul O'Neill
Chairman of the Board, Alcoa

"Challenges in Improving Patient Safety and Working Conditions"
John Eisenberg, M.D.
Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

2:30 pm—Adjournment

Current as of October 2000


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