|GLOBAL SUMMIT ON PATIENT SAFETY|
||The summit reviewed outcomes of WHO's multi-curricular guide on patient safety. Participants discussed implementation strategies in the oral healthcare profession and the draft of the "Tampa Declaration on Patient Safety in Oral Healthcare 2010 – A Commitment to Action.” Also, representatives from the US Army Patient Safety Initiative, Roberta (Robbie) Sjelin RN RDH MA and Heidi King MS FACHE, shared the significant progress they have made and showed the audience many of the tools they developed to successfully implement this important concept.|
- Understand WHO's Patient Safety Initiative and the role of oral health care in supporting this initiative.
- Be prepared to address several educational and research issues in achieving global integration of patient safety in the oral health care profession.
UPDATE! OSAP is building a Patient Safety Webpage that will be available in early July.