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Event Registration - AAMI Foundation Annual Forum: Hot Topics in Patient Safety

Start Date:
Saturday, November 18, 2017
End Date:
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Target AudiencesThis activity is intended for professionals engage in: pain management; alarm management; and infusion therapy -- nurses, pharmacists, physicians, clinical nurse specialists, and hospital senior leaders; biomedical and clinical engineers, academics, and regulators.
10.5 CEs for nurses (attendance of both days required)
5.5 CRCE for respiratory therapists (attendance of Day 1 required)

For more information about the faculty and the presentation topics, please see the Conference Agenda.

The cost is $50 to attend one day or $70 to attend both days.

Meeting is open to healthcare providers and healthcare technology experts, academics, and regulators. Industry representatives who wish to attend must contact Marilyn Flack.

  • Event Location
    • Address:
      Sheraton Hotel and Marina
      1380 Harbor Island Drive
      San Diego, CA 92101
  • Hotel Info

    • Sheraton Hotel and Marina * 1380 Harbor Island Drive * San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: +1-619-291-2900 Hotel Reservation Link
      Room-Block Rates available until October 27, 2017. NOTE: Hotel reservation requests should be made as soon as possible. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis and may sell out prior to deadline above.
  • Event Notes
    • Educational Objectives
      After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
      Identify the rationale behind continuous respiratory monitoring with patients receiving opioids in the hospital setting.
      Discuss one new lesson-learned/competency related to implementing continuous electronic monitoring for patients on opioid pain management.
      Describe the implementation process for at least two different alarm management projects that address minimizing alarm fatigue.
      Discuss lessons learned/new competencies in relation to the infusion management processes related to preventing medication errors.

      Continuing Nursing Education
      Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
      This educational activity for 10.5 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined.
      Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 10.5 contact hours.

      Continuing Respiratory Therapy Education
      The American Association of Respiratory Care is providing 5.50 CRCE (patient safety-specific) with approval #149409000 for the sessions on November 18th.

      Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
      Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

      Americans with Disabilities Act (required for live meetings only)
      Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Marilyn Flack prior to the live event at (703) 647-2770 or mflack@aami.org

Advanced Registration is now closed. Please register onsite.