10th Annual Patient Safety in Obstetrics 2015: Reducing Risk and Improving Outcomes

11/06/15 - 11/07/15
Disney's Yacht Club Resort | Walt Disney World Resort, FL Florida

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 16.0

Category A CE Credits:

Contact Hours: 16.0

This symposium is structured as a practical, clinically oriented discussion of risk reduction in obstetrics and efforts to improve patient safety. A series of lectures will address the origin of errors, an evidence-based approach for management of emergencies on labor and delivery, quality assurance programs, using a systematic approach for prevention of errors, and other pertinent topics affecting clinical practices.  Tips, protocols, pitfalls and interactive discussions provide balance to the program. Attendees will be provided with necessary tools to help establish a patient safety program such as management protocols, checklists and near-miss/data collection processes. The faculty have been selected for their teaching ability, as well as for their national expertise in this field.
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About The Meeting
This symposium is structured as a practical, clinically oriented discussion of risk reduction in obstetrics and efforts to improve patient safety. A series of lectures will address the origin of errors, an evidence-based approach for management of emergencies on labor and delivery, quality assurance programs, using a systematic approach for prevention of errors, and other pertinent topics affecting clinical practices. Tips, protocols, pitfalls and interactive discussions provide balance to the program. Attendees will be provided with necessary tools to help establish a patient safety program such as management protocols, checklists and near-miss/data collection processes. The faculty have been selected for their teaching ability, as well as for their national expertise in this field.

Target Audience
This course should benefit physicians and nurses involved in caring for pregnant women. It should also be valuable for those involved in women's health such as nurse managers, perinatal nurse specialists, quality assurance personnel and hospital administrators.
Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Implement patient safety initiatives in obstetrics.
  • Utilize a system approach to reduce medical errors and improve patient safety.
  • Establish simulation on labor and delivery to reduce errors.
  • Discuss the management of emergencies on labor and delivery.
  • Identify various liability issues in an obstetrics practice and methods to minimize risk.
  • Describe the quality indicators for patients in labor and delivery.
  • Discuss the diagnosis and management of a variety of pregnancy and labor and delivery issues.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.
Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in continuing medical education since 1975.
Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia appreciates our corporate supporters and exhibitors. A list of industry supporters will be provided and acknowledged at the meeting.
Registration Information
Tuition for conference includes all course materials, including a comprehensive course syllabus (printed black and white syllabus or color e-syllabus), daily continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after October 28, 2015. Minimum and maximum attendance levels have been established for this meeting. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.

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Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to October 9, 2015 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.
Disclaimer
Educational Symposia (ESI) as planner and presenter of this meeting, and Professional Travel as the official travel agency for this meeting, claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers or the safety of any attendees while in transit to, from, or during this event or any optional activities. The total amount of liability, if any, for the meeting organizer is limited to a refund of the registration fee, and Professional Travel's responsibility is limited to that of an agent.
Special Note for the Disabled
Educational Symposia wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact our office at (800) 338-5901 or (813) 806-1000.
 

Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia
Accreditation
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

ACOG Cognate Credit: This program has been submitted to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Assignment of cognate credits (Formal Learning) is pending. 

Nurse: Educational Symposia is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16224 for 16.0 contact hours. 
Program director:
Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.


Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA

Jennifer Bailit, M.D., MPH
Professor
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Metrohealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

Diana J. Behling, DNP, R.N., MJ, CPPS
OB Right Program Manager
Sentara Healthcare
Norfolk, VA

Paul A. Gluck, M.D.
Past Chair of the Board
National Patient Safety Foundation
Boston, MA
Clinical Associate Professor OB/GYN
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL Elliott K. Main, M.D.
Director, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative
Stanford University, School of Medicine
Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Donna Montalto, MMP
Executive Director
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Albany, NY

Friday, November 6, 2015
   
7:00 - 7:45 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:45 - 8:00 Introduction and Announcements
  Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
   
8:00 - 8:45 Reducing Maternal Mortality: Our Path to Success
  Elliott K. Main, M.D.
   
8:45 - 9:30 Council on Patient Safety in Women's Healthcare
  Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
   
9:30 - 10:15 The Safe Motherhood Initiative Program in the State of New York
  Donna Montalto, MMP
   
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 - 11:15 Establishing A Culture of Safety: Essential Role of Physician Leadership
  Paul A. Gluck, M.D.
   
11:15 - 12:00 PM Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Early Warning Signs
  Diana J. Behling, DNP, R.N., MJ, CPPS
   
12:00 - 12:30 Question and Answer Session - Establishing a Safety Culture
  Faculty
   
12:30 - 1:45 Lunch Break on Your Own
   
1:45 - 2:30 Obstetric Hemorrhage as a Model for Labor and Delivery Safety
  Elliott K. Main, M.D.
   
2:30 - 3:15 Placenta Accreta: Diagnostic Features and Management Plan
  Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
   
3:15 - 3:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:30 - 4:15 Outpatient Quality Systems in Obstetrics
  Jennifer Bailit, M.D., MPH
   
4:15 - 5:00 Patient Safety in the Office Setting
  Paul A. Gluck, M.D.
   
5:00 - 5:30 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
5:30 End of Session
   
Saturday, November 7, 2015
   
7:00 - 7:45 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
7:45 - 8:00 Introduction and Announcements
  Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
   
8:00 - 8:45 Overview of Patient Safety: Etiology of Errors and Strategies for Error Reduction
  Paul A. Gluck, M.D.
   
8:45 - 9:30 Implementing a Patient Safety Initiative: Lessons Learned
  Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
   
9:30 - 10:15 Implementation of Obstetric Bundles
  Donna Montalto, MMP
   
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 - 11:15 Reducing Non-Medically Indicated Deliveries
  Jennifer Bailit, M.D., MPH
   
11:15 - 12:00 PM Patient Safety in the Operating Room Setting
  Paul A. Gluck, M.D.
   
12:00 - 12:30 Question and Answer Session - Implementation of Safety Initiatives
  Faculty
   
12:30 - 1:45 Lunch Break on Your Own
   
1:45 - 2:30 Safely Reducing Primary Cesarean Births
  Elliott K. Main, M.D.
   
2:30 - 3:15 Responsible Use of Quality Measures
  Jennifer Bailit, M.D., MPH
   
3:15 - 3:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:30 - 4:15 Management of Hypertension in Obstetrics: New Strategies and National Guidelines
  Alfred Abuhamad, M.D.
   
4:15 - 5:00 Strategies for Safe Administration of Oxytocin
  Diana J. Behling, DNP, R.N., MJ, CPPS
   
5:00 - 5:30 Question and Answer Session
  Faculty
   
5:30 End of Course
   
  Faculty & topics subject to change.

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How to Get There - Fly directly to Orlando International Airport, located just 25 minutes east of Disney's Yacht Club Resorts.
 
Hotel cut-off date: October 12, 2015
Group room rates may be available three (3) days prior and after meeting, subject to availability and confirmation by the hotel.

Space Is Limited - RESERVE TODAY: Call Disney's Yacht Club Resort for Reservations at: 407-939-4686  and identify yourself as a registrant of "Patient Safety in Obstetrics Symposium" to receive the group discount or make your reservation online at: http://disneyurl.com/PatientSafetyinObstetrics.  Call Professional Travel at 800-237-7230 for further assistance.
 
Run of House $199.00/nt.
(Single/Double Occupancy) 
Each additional person 18 and older over double occupancy is $25 per night.

Room Preference
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HOTEL Tax: 12.5%
 
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CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations, arrival and departure date changes must be made 5 days or more prior to scheduled arrival date/time to avoid penalties.  Check in time is: 3:00 PM; Check out time is: 11:00 AM.
 
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