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Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC 12th Annual Quality / Patient Safety Symposium: The Cornerstone of Surgical Safety





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Physicians, Nurses, Residents, Pharmacists, Professional Ancillary Staff

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Improve patient safety through thorough communication with all members of the healthcare team.
  • Follow recommended processes by utilizing checklists, protocols, and time outs.
  • Incorporate lessons learned from case studies to avoid recurrence of adverse events.

Joseph S. DeRenzo, MD — Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Chief of Anesthesiology, Magee Women's Hospital of UPMC Director, Quality Improvement, Department of Anesthesiology, Director, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Women's Hospital of UPMC Pittsburgh, PA
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.