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NOVEMBER 13-15, 2017
PHILADELPHIA, PA

Kim Stanbery


Director of Nursing
Wake Forest Baptist Health


1:00 PM CASE STUDY: FALL AND INJURY PREVENTION THROUGH A FOCUS ON MOBILITY- THE STORY OF WAKE FOREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER’S MOBILITY INITIATIVE

As healthcare professionals, patient safety is our number one goal. In this session, the audience will have the chance to hear Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Patient Safety Initiative and the population specific strategies that were developed. Our journey began in 2012 when we participated in a Joint Commission Center for Healthcare Collaborative. In addition, we will discuss change management, documentation strategies, and our current initiatives aimed at identifying patients at high risk of fall injury.
·                     Hear Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s journey into adopting a system wide Six Sigma methodology
·                     Walk through project recruitment strategies and learn how a project team from across the organization, including members from pharmacy, nutrition, nursing, rehabilitation, legal, safety, and performance improvement was brought together
·                     Listen how Wake Forest Baptist Health identified five root causes to address: Medication management, impaired mobility and cognitive function, call light utilization, video monitoring, and a mobility aide Identify at least 3 best practices for reducing falls and fall-related injuries
·                     Understand the benefits of using performance based measures such as the ‘timed up and go’ (TUG) test and Egress to assess the functional mobility of patients
·                     Appraise the use of video-monitoring to reduce patient falls
·                     Learn how the electronic health record can help identify patients at highest risk of injury 


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