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May 16, 2019, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm CT / 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET


Drug Diversion Scenarios & An Update on Patient Suicide

Session Overview

Kim New, JD, BSN, RN, is back speaking about Drug Diversion scenarios to address the growing problem and in response to her extraordinary reviews and number of requests from our community of practice to have her continue to teach and inspire us.

Vicki King is the Assistant Chief of Police at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and UT Health Science Center, UT Police at Houston. She is one of the pioneers of Threat Safety Science and leads a Threat Management team. She will address the latest issues regarding patient suicide prevention.

We offer these online webinars at no cost to our participants.

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Webinar Video, and Downloads

Webinar Video:

National Survey Results:

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Speaker Slide Set:

Click here to download the combined speakers’ slide set in PDF format – one (1) slide per page.   
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Registration Information and CE Credit Information

Register: This webinar has previously taken place.  See webinar video above.

      Time:

  • 01:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM  Central Daylight Time
  • 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM  Mountain Daylight Time
  • 10:00 AM to a1:30 AM  Pacific Daylight Time

We are accepting questions now that relate to the session topics. Please e-mail any questions related to the specific session to webinars@safetyleaders.org with the session title in the e-mail message header.

  • Questions about the Webinar series?
    E-mail webinars@safetyleaders.org or call 512-473-2370 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT.
  • Need technical assistance with registration? Call 512-457-7605 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT.

Learning Objectives:

  • Awareness:  Participants will understand and be able to discuss important issues and best practices regarding both drug diversion and patient suicide safety issues.
  • Accountability:  Participants will understand issues related to accountability for avoiding both drug diversion and patient suicide in healthcare organizations.
  • Ability:  Participants will learn about best practices related to both drug diversion and patient suicide patient safety issues.
  • Action:  Participants will learn about what actions can be taken to improve prevention and preparedness for drug diversion and prevention of patient suicides.


CE Participation Documentation

Texas Medical Institute of Technology, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15996, will be issuing 1.5 contact hours for this webinar. TMIT is only providing nursing credit at this time.

To request a Participation Document, please click here.

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Session Speakers and Panelists

Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN
Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RNDrug Diversion Scenarios
Bio
Vicki King, MSCJ
Vicki King, MSCJPatient Suicide Prevention Update
Bio
Dan Ford, MBA, LFACHE
Dan Ford, MBA, LFACHE The Voice of Patient & Family AND Discussion and Reaction to Presentation
Bio
C. R. Denham, II, MD
C. R. Denham, II, MDIn the News and Recent Polling
Bio

Related Resources

  1. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 1: Culture of Safety Leadership Structures and Systems. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at: http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.   
  2. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 2: Culture Measurement, Feedback, and Intervention. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.   
  3. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 3: Teamwork Training and Skill Building. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.   
  4. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 4: Risks and Hazards. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.   
  5. National Quality Forum. Chapter 9: Opportunities for Patient and Family Involvement. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at http://www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2010/04/Safe_Practices_for_Better_Healthcare_%E2%80%93_2010_Update.aspx.   

  In the News

  1. USA Today May 15, 2019; Low-rated US hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections;  https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2019/05/15/patient-safety-d-and-f-hospitals-have-twice-death-risk-error/1183705001/    
  2. CBS May 06, 2019; Amid Opioid Epidemic, Report Finds More Doctors Stealing Prescriptions; https://www.cbsnews.com/news/amid-opioid-epidemic-report-finds-more-doctors-stealing-prescriptions/   
  3. USA Today April 17, 2019; What To Know: Takeaways From Biggest Pain-pill Prescriber Bust In U.S.; https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/04/17/takeaways-biggest-pain-pill-prescriber-bust/3500449002/  
  4. CNN May 02, 2019; Amid America’s Opioid Crisis, Deaths From Stimulants Are Steadily Rising; https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/02/health/cocaine-psychostimulant-overdoses-deaths-increase-study/index.html 
  5. NPR April 23, 2019; Drug Distributor And Former Execs Face First Criminal Charges In Opioid Crisis; https://www.npr.org/2019/04/23/716571375/drug-distributor-and-former-execs-face-first-criminal-charges-in-opioid-crisis
  6. CNN April 25, 2019; Deadly Shooting At California Synagogue; https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/california-synagogue-shooting-live-updates/index.html  
  7. Becker’s Hospital Review April 25, 2019; Tenet Responds To Lawsuit, Accuses Cardiologists Of Bullying Staff, Missing Procedures; https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/legal-regulatory-issues/tenet-responds-to-lawsuit-accuses-cardiologists-of-bullying-staff-missing-procedures.html?origin=cfoe&utm_source=cfoe  
  8. Fox News May 07, 2019; Olathe West Baseball Player Miraculously Survives After Suffering Cardiac Arrest On The Mound; https://fox4kc.com/2019/05/07/olathe-west-baseball-player-miraculously-survives-after-suffering-cardiac-arrest-on-the-mound  
  9. NBC May 09, 2019; Cal State Long Beach Receives ‘Stop the Bleed’ Kits to Use in Case of Emergency; https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Cal-State-Long-Beach-Receives-Stop-the-Bleed-Kits-to-Use-in-Case-of-Emergency-509686791.html    
  10. Nevada Current May 06, 2019; Nurses, Health Care Workers Push For Better Protections From Violence; https://www.nevadacurrent.com/2019/05/06/nurses-health-care-workers-push-for-better-protections-from-violence/  
  11. The State May 13, 2019; UNC Charlotte Shooting Grips Community, But In Congress There’s Little Action; https://www.thestate.com/news/state/north-carolina/article230264569.html  
  12. Fort Worth Star-Telegram April 19, 2019; Patient Who Shot Himself In Fort Worth Hospital ‘Fought For Every Day,’ Family Says; https://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/article229412029.html  
  13. Houston Chronicle April 19, 2019; MD Anderson Ousts 3 Scientists Over Concerns About Chinese Data Theft; https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/MD-Anderson-fires-3-scientists-over-concerns-13780570.php?utm_source=desktop&utm_medium=collection&utm_campaign=hcpromomod