Pediatric ENT Quality and Safety Seminar

Using quality and safety (Q&S) principles for the evaluation, performance, and follow-up care of patients is a critical component of pediatric otolaryngology. Despite its importance, the best methods and how to become Q&S change agents are not widely known. In this seminar, we discuss the principles of Q&S as it relates to pediatric otolaryngology and airway management, including the most effective methods of reducing practice variability, in-hospital complications, and unplanned readmissions. We also describe how pediatric otolaryngologists and bronchoesophagologists can act as change agents. Finally, we discuss how COVID-19 has impacted airway practices, emphasizing Q&S principles.

Pediatric ENT Quality and Safety SeminarRecorded Thursday, January 14th, 2021 from 4pm – 5pm EST.Using quality and safety (Q&S) principles for the evaluation…

After this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental of quality and safety principles of practice.
  • Understand the characteristics of leadership and how otolarnygologists can be change agents across an institution.
  • Recognize the challenges of practicing otolaryngology safely while maintaining quality in a COVID-19 world.

Speakers: Jonathan B. Ida, MD, MBA, FACS, FAAP; Jennifer Lavin, MD, MS, FAAP, Soham Roy, MD, FACS, FAAP

Moderated by:
Romain F. Johnson, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor
Pediatric Otolaryngology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Medical Director – Airway Management Program
Children’s Health

This virtual seminar was held at no cost to attendees, but if you would like to make a donation to ABEA for offering this meeting, please DONATE HERE.

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