Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation

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What We Do

  • Help Overcome the Challenges that Put Patients at Risk in America’s Emergency Departments
  • Improve Patient Safety Through Education, Research, Collaboration and Training
  • Create Forums for Learning
  • Our Overall Objective is to Prevent Harm and Save Lives

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Patient Safety Educational Webinar Series for 2013. The series offers valuable information from nationally recognized experts on significant patient safety issues in emergency care!
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Patient Safety Educational Webinar Series for 2012.
 If you missed the 2012 Webinars you can still order your CD and obtain CEU Credits or an Attendance Certificate! 
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EMPSF Launches Safer Sign Out!

Safer Sign Out Tool Kit Now Available!

  • Implementation Introductory Letter
  • Director’s Implementation Guide & Checklist
  • Clinician & Director’s Video Training Guide (Narrated/Video)
  • Clinician’s Guided Practice Solution (GPS)
  • Monthly Online Coaching Sessions
  • Safer Sign Out Form (customizable PDF)
  • And More!

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Lead The Way In Safety With A Safer Sign Out

The Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation (EMPSF), in collaboration with our innovation partners, brings you the Safer Sign Out protocol to help reduce risk, increase effectiveness and improve clinician and patient satisfaction.

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Emergency Department Physician End of Shift Sign Out Practice Assessment Survey

Please help us learn and develop tools for improving clinician handoffs in the Emergency Department

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Preventing Harm, Saving Lives! What Matters Now! Help provide EMPSF with the support it needs to build a safer health care system in the practice of Emergency Medicine and promote patient safety.