Part 2: The APSF Newsletter Goes Viral: Spotlighting This Year’s Trending Patient Safety Topics

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Class A Credits: 1.0

Format: Video

Run time: 62 mins

Course Launch Date: 11/1/19

Course Expires: 2/25/22

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  • Identify three 2018 APSF patient safety topics: OIVI, Burnout and Medication Errors.
  • Define the problem these topics pose for patient care.
  • Describe potential strategies effective in the mitigation of these three patient safety issues.

Joshua Lea, DNP, MBA, MS, CRNA

Staff CRNA Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Lea is a CRNA at MGH and faculty at Northeastern University’s NAP. His area of interest focuses on healthy work environments and most recently exploring proficiency among anesthesia providers with advanced medical technology. His passion for organizational and clinician wellness began during his MBA, where he investigated job satisfaction and burnout among CRNAs. He serves as a member of the APSF’s Editorial Board and the AANA’s Health and Wellness Committee.