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AAMI Foundation Annual Forum

10 Oct 2017 7:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



Jointly provided by AAMI Foundation and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

AAMI Foundation Annual Forum

November 18 and 19, 2017

Sheraton Hotel and Marina

1380 Harbor Island Drive

San Diego, CA 92101

We're addressing the biggest patient safety challenges, and you're invited to join us! 

Learn how to save patients from “failure to rescue’ events”

Decrease the number of non-actionable clinical alarms

Address key challenges to improving infusion therapy safety


Join the AAMI Foundation, its joint sponsor, the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine,

and its collaborating partners

Register Now to Reserve Your Seat and to Make Your Hotel Reservations!

(Room-block rates available until October 27th

Day One Topics

Continuous Monitoring of Patients on Opioids

Improving the Management of Clinical Alarms

Day Two Topic

Infusion Therapy Safety

Target audiences

This 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.

For more information about the faculty and the presentation topics, please see the agenda www.aami.org/thefoundation

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

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 11.1 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 11.1 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)

éEvent 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.


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