2022 Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) Annual Conference - Southern California is organized by Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) and will be held from Oct 03 - 04, 2022 at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, California, United States of America.

Intended Audience:
Hospital and health care system CEO, CFO, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Patient Safety Executive.

Tap into patient safety excellence, connect with peers and experts, and zero in on zero-harm care.

It’s critical we learn from mistakes that negatively impact patient outcomes. We share experiences in hopes those errors are not repeated. The HQI annual conference brings together frontline professionals to highlight successes, celebrate achievements, and chart a course that leads to higher quality patient care.

Join us to hear from internationally-renowned patient safety experts discussing today’s most important issues, learn from shared experiences, and network with quality improvement professionals from across the Western U.S. at the sixth annual HQI Patient Safety Conference.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
• Name key indicators of disparities in patient safety outcomes. Explain the root causes for medical errors in diverse patients and those with limited-English proficient patients
• Identify metrics for measuring staff burnout
• Demonstrate techniques proven to help prevent burnout in health care settings.
• Summarize the five critical principles of an effective quality improvement framework
• Demonstrate how to apply the five critical principles of an effective quality improvement framework in a hospital environment.
• Explain relationships between behaviours that undermine teamwork in the workplace and may lead to avoidable negative medical outcomes
• Outline barriers to addressing disrespect in the workplace.
• Summarize the impact of street medicine on patient outcomes in populations experiencing homelessness
• Outline the components of an effective street medicine hospital-based consult service.
• Employ a proven model of multi-sector engagement to improve patient outcomes in minority communities
• Discuss strategies to elevate Black voices to inform clinical, institutional, and community change strategies.
• Illustrate the importance of providing peer support for health care professionals affected by traumatic patient events
• Model how peer support can be foundational to staff wellbeing.
• Summarize research findings related to inequities in patient safety.
• List two organizational conditions needed to eliminate inequities in patient safety
• Discuss two personal bias-prevention strategies.
• Apply computer science and data visualization techniques to analyze large databases of patient safety event reports to identify patterns and trends.
• Explain how human factors can contribute to patient safety event report quality.
• Identify the key factors that increase the risk of death following a non-fatal overdoes
• Apply strategies to decrease the risk of overdoses in emergency departments and hospitalized patients.
• Explain the methodology used for passive signal detection surveillance
• Examine the benefits of sentinel signal detection and its role in eliminating patient harm.
• List the common categories of medical errors of omission leading to malpractice and patient harm,
• Summarize the metrics that should be measured and monitored to ensure artificial intelligence quality systems that are deployed are delivering clinical value.


Event Start Date
03 Oct, 2022
Event Start Date
Event End Date
04 Oct, 2022
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and California Hospital Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 5.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Credit Designation for Physicians:
AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation for Nursing:
AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 5.75 contact hours.
Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Quality Professionals:
This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for a maximum of 5.75 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.

Healthcare Executives:
ACHE Qualified Education credit must be related to healthcare management (i.e., it cannot be clinical, inspirational, or specific to the sponsoring organization). It can be earned through educational programs conducted or sponsored by any organization qualified to provide educational programming in healthcare management. Programs may be sponsored by ACHE, chapters, or other qualified sources, whether the programming is face-to-face or distance offerings (webinars, online seminars, self-study courses, etc.). You will receive a certificate of completion for 5.75 hours. 

  • IPCE - 5.75
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - 5.75
  • Contact Hours - 5.75

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    Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
    300 E Ocean Blvd
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