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Pre-recorded Webinars

Introduction to the Comprehensive Unit-Based Patient Safety Program (CUSP)

In 2002 Johns Hopkins instituted a program whereby staff (nurses, physicians, hospital administrators and other allied health care professionals) from different hospital units were empowered to work more closely and make changes to improve patient safety and quality of care. They were driven to work on one defect in the unit per month. Since the program started, we've expanded it to cover most of the hospital units and have seen significant declines in ventilated associated pneumonia, bloodstream infections and length of stay, among other improvements. This webinar provides an introduction to CUSP. Cost: $99 (includes pre-recorded audio-CD or on-demand and all the materials). Learn more about the webinar or purchase.

Debriefing Hospital Culture Survey Results: A Guide for Facilitators

Measurement of the culture of safety by itself is not enough. The results must be fed back to the organization to stimulate discussions about areas of weakness and solutions for improvement. This program will train facilitators on debriefing unit level frontline staff on how to combine survey feedback with action planning for greatest impact.Purchase includes a "Culture Debriefer Tool" template. Cost: $99. Learn more about the webinar or purchase.

Making Hand Hygiene the #1 Priority Among Healthcare Workers—An Effective Approach to Change Healthcare Workers’ Behaviors

Medical experts, CDC and WHO agree that hand hygiene is the single most important step to prevent infection and transmission of multidrug resistant organisms in health care settings. Studies show that when health care providers improve their hand hygiene, health care associated infections (HAIs) are reduced. This webinar describes the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s hand-hygiene promotion program. Cost: $99 (includes pre-recorded audio-CD or on-demand and all materials). Learn more about the webinar or purchase.

Effective Kaizen Events in a Clinical Setting

This webinar covers the keys to safely and successfully conducting rapid improvement events, or Kaizens, in a clinical setting. Viewers learn how to optimize participation while respecting resource constraints, patient safety and other clinical considerations. Cost: $99 (includes pre-recorded audio-CD or on-demand and all the materials). Learn more about the webinar or purchase.

Six Steps to Prevent Surgical Site Infections

Overview of current best practices for improving perioperative safety which include: proper hair removal, normothermia and the proper selection, timing, redosing and discontinuation of antibiotics. Glucose management for cardiac patients is also discussed. Cost: $99 (includes pre-recorded audio-CD or on-demand and all the materials). Learn more about the webinar or purchase.


Success Story

Success StoryA New York health system traveled to Johns Hopkins for guidance in creating a patient safety program. Read how they turned their inspiration into action.


We've Changed Our Name

The Center for Innovation is now part of the new Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. Learn more about the institute.


Please review training opportunities at the Armstrong Institute for a listing of upcoming workshops and online programs.

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