Conferences offer a way to learn from others
Learning from others is a great way to avoid mistakes and be inspired. Almost every state has an opportunity for QI professionals to take part in patient safety and quality improvement conferences.
For a list of upcoming conferences, check out these websites:
- AHRQ Patient Safety Network: http://www.psnet.ahrq.gov/browseResourceType.aspx?resourceTypeID=134
- Patient Safety and Quality Care: http://www.psqh.com/event-calendar.html
- National Patient Safety Foundation: http://www.npsf.org/npsfac/o/
- The Minnesota Alliance of Patient Safety conference, held in November, lists presentations here: http://www.mnmed.org/News/NewsFullStory/tabid/2266/ArticleID/3841/CBModuleId/3252/Default.aspx#TCABg.).