patient-safety2017Healthcare organizations nationwide will observe Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12 – 18, marking the culmination of the National Patient Safety Foundation’s 2017 United for Patient Safety campaign. The annual campaign aims to raise awareness about patient safety among healthcare professionals and the public.

NPSF encourages healthcare professionals and stakeholders to “Join the Discussion” by sharing experiences, expertise, resources and ideas via the organization’s online forum. Click here to join the conversation.

Patient safety professionals, administrators and clinicians also may want to Save the Date for the following activities planned in correlation with PSAW 2017 :

Join @theNPSF and others for a Twitter chat:
Patient Safety: What Patients Want (and Need) to Know
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET
Use the hashtag #PSAW17chat to join the conversation!

Complimentary webcast:How to engage the public more actively in patient safety
The Voice of the Patient and the Public
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 pm ET

Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) Review Course Webinar
Friday, March 31, 2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Time

To learn more about Patient Safety Awareness Week 2017, click here.