MHA Keystone Center Fall 2017 Workshop: Critical Care

Sept. 19, 2017
Dearborn Inn, Dearborn

Cover of MHA Keystone Center Fall Workshop brochureThe MHA Keystone Center Fall Workshop, focused on current and cutting edge issues in critical care, will be held Sept. 19 at the Dearborn Inn, Dearborn.

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together critical care providers to listen to new, evidence-based research and information in areas of harm.

Featured speakers will discuss ways to implement work in the critical care setting, such as pressure ulcers, sepsis, antimicrobial stewardship, human factors to reduce patient falls and readmissions.

The event is a great opportunity to hear from industry experts, ask questions and network.

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7:00 – 8:00 a.m. 
Registration & Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks and Welcome
Brian Peters, chief executive officer, Michigan Health & Hospital Association
Sam R. Watson, MSA, CPPS, senior vice president patient safety and quality, Michigan Health & Hospital Association, and executive director, MHA Keystone Center

8:15 – 9:15 a.m.
Patient and Family Perspective Story
Lt Col Jerry Both, USAFR (Ret)

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Delirium and Readmissions
Brenda Pun, DNP, RN, program clinical manager, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
2016 Keystone ICU Survey Results
Deena K. Costa
, PhD, RN, assistant Professor, University of Michigan

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
Break & Meet Vendors

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Data Update
Megan Black
, BS, CPPS, Keystone data manager

11:45 – 12:15 p.m.
Reducing Pressure Ulcers in Surgical ICU Using Rapid Improvement
Laurie Wolf, PhD, Human Factors Engineer, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Sepsis and Readmissions
Hallie Prescott, MD, MSc, assistant professor, University of Michigan

2:15 pm – 3:00 p.m.
Using Quality Improvement and Human Factors to Reduce Patient & Staff Falls
Laurie Wolf, PhD, Human Factors Engineer, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
2017 “Hot Topics” in Critical Care
Michele Balas, PhD, Rn, CCRN-K, FCCM, associate professor, The Ohio State University College of Nursing

4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Please Note: This agenda is subject to change before the Workshop. 

Event Location

Dearborn Inn
20301 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn, MI 48124

Hotel accommodations at the Dearborn Inn should be made by Aug. 18 to ensure availability and the MHA room rate. Call (313) 271-2700 or visit to book at the group rate. 

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