Do you know a person or an organization that go the extra mile to improve patient safety? We would like to recognize those who work hard to improve the health of the communities they serve.
We do not know who these individuals or organizations are, but you do! Please take a moment and tell us about those who go the extra mile.
The process for submitting nominations is easy and should only take 5 to 10 minutes! This year you have the option to submit nominations online! Click here to submit your nomination!
If you have any questions please email Nancy Thompson.
Care Planning - A story from Becky Anthony
On November 25, 2014 Becky Anthony, Senior Vice President of Education at the Iowa Hospital Association, shared her story about end-of-life care planning and decision making. She discussed how healthcare providers in Iowa could help patients and family members when making end-of-life care decisions. Click this link to view her story, featured in The Des Moines Register.
For more resources about end-of-life decision making, follow this link
January 27-28, 2015
: "Respecting Choices® Advanced Care Planning" This is a two-day event discussing end-of-life care and the Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (IPOST). This training was mentioned in the article above. For more information, follow this link
February 21-22, 2015
: "Tai Chi for Arthritis Falls Prevention - Instructor Training Workshop" This event is located in Clive, Iowa. For more information, click this link
February 24-26, 2015
: "Stepping On: Building Confidence and Reducing Falls" You must apply to participate in this program. Applications are due by January 16, 2015. For more information please click this link
March 12, 2015
: "IHC Patient Safety Conference" For more information contact Nancy Thompson
March 11 - 12, 2015
: "A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns about Falling: Master Trainer Course." You must apply to participate in this program. Applications are due by January 9, 2015. For more information please contact Mark Hanson
from the Iowa Area Agencies on Aging. Click this link
to access the application.