| United in Safety
We envision safe health care as a network of pursuits extending throughout the continuum of care and the spectrum of stakeholders. From patients to care providers, from the front lines to the executive suite, from the patient and family advocate to the corporate solutions provider — we are all united in the goal of keeping patients and those who care for them free from harm.
Join us at the 2015 NPSF Patient Safety Congress for educational breakout sessions led by industry experts, thought-provoking keynote sessions with national thought leaders, and an engaging and interactive Learning & Simulation Center. The additional, optional Pre-Congress Day provides in-depth full- and half-day sessions on specific areas and issues in health care safety. Experience an invaluable program that will help you renew and nurture patient safety in your organization.
Join us in Austin, Texas, in 2015!
Our 17th Annual Congress
As the only conference dedicated solely to patient safety, the NPSF Annual Congress is a unique opportunity for practitioners, leaders, and experts around the world to come together and share their knowledge.
There are many ways to address issues in patient safety, and Congress participants explore them by attending a variety of seminars, breakout sessions, workshops, demonstrations, and plenary presentations. The NPSF Congress is noted for its Learning & Simulation Center, where attendees gain understanding of situations, reactions, and interactions through participation in interactive simulations of health care scenarios. Congress participants also gain the opportunity to network with other professionals passionate about patient safety and to share best practices. They go home armed with tools and information they can use in order to make a direct impact.
Join leading experts to share emerging patient safety evidence and best practices, experience interactive presentations, enhance your expertise, network with the best and brightest in the industry, and transform your organization’s patient safety efforts.
Awards to Be Conferred at the Congress
Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award
The National Patient Safety Foundation grants the Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award each year to members of the NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety program in recognition of the successful implementation of an outstanding patient safety initiative that was led by, or created by, mid-level management.
John Q. Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement
The John Q. Sherman Award is sponsored by the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute and Standard Register Healthcare to elevate the innovative work people and organizations from across the continuum of care are doing to advance patient and family engagement.
The DAISY Award
NPSF and the DAISY Foundation, with support from Hill-Rom, will grant the inaugural National Patient Safety Foundation’s DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses. The DAISY Foundation was founded to honor nurses who provide exceptional, compassionate care
Please note the calls for papers and for posters have closed.
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Preliminary Program Summary
Here's what some of the attendees at the 2014 NPSF Congress had to say:
“Thank you, NPSF — you crafted a thought-inspiring, provocative, robust Congress — we leave with ideas, plans, and a sense of purpose!!!”
“A stunning event!”
“From a participant’s perspective, this year’s NPSF Congress was one of the strongest patient safety meetings I have attended in years…. Looking forward to Austin and the 12 months of learning until then.”
“It was an excellent event and really highlights the shift and progress made in the wider patient safety discussion, especially over the past few years.”