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CHPSO Offers Continuing Education at Annual Meeting

At CHPSO’s Second Annual Meeting — Getting to Zero: Innovate, Collaborate, Accelerate — April 8–9 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento, 14 speakers plus a presentation regarding the Hospital Engagement Network will provide attendees with innovative strategies to eliminate preventable harm and improve the quality of health care delivery. The meeting features 11.4 contact hours of continuing education approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Continuing education will also be extended for 9.5 hours of ACHE Qualified Education credit, 9.5 hours for the National Association of Healthcare Quality for CPHQ credit, 9.5 contact hours of credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of Fellow (FASHRM) and Distinguished Fellow (DFASHRM), and toward Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) renewal. Full attendance at each day’s educational sessions is a prerequisite for receiving continuing education credit.

Featured speakers include Verna Gibbs, MD, Director of NoThing Left Behind, who will help us “Zoom in on Zero,” and Loriann DeMartini, PharmD, of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), who will discuss CDPH’s contribution to collective learning and improvement.

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One of the largest PSOs in the nation, CHPSO analyzes patient safety data, develops and shares best practices, and helps individual hospitals accelerate safety improvements. CHPSO membership is a complimentary benefit for members of CHA and the Regional Associations. Membership is also available to hospitals outside of California for a fee. Contact CHPSO at (916) 552-2600 or for membership information. The current member list is available at