Building capacity for quality and safety in critical care: A roundtable discussion from the second international patient safety conference in April 9-11, 2013, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Yaseen M. Arabi, Saadi Taher, Sean M. Berenholtz, Ahmed Alamry, Ra'Ed Hijazi, Abdulaleem Alatassi, Abdellatif M. Marini

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Abstract

This paper summarizes the roundtable discussion from the Second International Patient Safety Conference held in April 9-11, 2013, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The objectives of the roundtable discussion were to: (1) review the conceptual framework for building capacity in quality and safety in critical care. (2) examine examples of leading international experiences in building capacity. (3) review the experience in Saudi Arabia in this area. (4) discuss the role of building capacity in simulation for patient safety in critical care and (5) review the experience in building capacity in an ongoing improvement project for severe sepsis and septic shock.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-185
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Medicine
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2013

Keywords

  • Building capacity
  • critical care
  • safety culture
  • sepsis
  • simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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