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Register Now for the Fall Regional Networking Meetings

Registration is now open for the TCPS regional meetings. Team members involved in quality and patient safety, including front-line staff, unit-based team leaders, senior leaders, physician champions, nursing leaders, quality professionals, infection preventionists, and pharmacists are encouraged to attend. Breakout sessions planned address care transitions, sepsis, and sedation assessments. Other sessions include a TCPS update, CDI surveillance and prevention update, and best practice highlights on HAI sustainability, employee flu vaccination, and unit-based strategies. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. For more information, please contact Patrice Mayo at pmayo@tha.com

Thursday, August 20--Knoxville
Tuesday, August 25--Nashville
Thursday, August 27--Memphis


Online Lactation Education
20 Hours--FREE

THA is pleased to announce that we are now providing the Breastfeeding Training Course from the Breastfeeding Consortium through a grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to improve breastfeeding rates at both the state and individual facility levels. The regular cost of the course is $99.00 per person but is available to you at no charge. The Breastfeeding Training Course is 20 hours of online lactation education covering six topics ranging from Current Trends in Infant Feeding and Prenatal Nutrition and Breastfeeding Education to the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative.

This course is a stand-alone resource, offering comprehensive information on breastfeeding. Learners may earn up to 20 credits, and credit designation varies depending on the length of the module. Credit is earned at the completion of each module. Credit is earned at the completion of each module, and learners may choose from AMA PRO Category 1 Credit (TM), L-CERPS, AAFP Prescribed Credit, Virginia Nurses Association contact hours, CPE dietition credits, or a Certification of Participation. The training hours can be applied toward meeting various lactation certifications as well. To register, contact Jackie Moreland at jmoreland@tha.com or 615-401-7439.





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Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Annual Report
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Click HERE to view past Annual Reports



August 2010 - Blue Cross Gives Patient Safety Center $2.9 Million Grant

The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation has announced it will make a $2,991,660 grant to help fund the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety (TCPS) over the next three years, furthering hospital patient safety and quality improvement efforts across Tennessee.  Click here to read the full press release.