Patient Safety Advocate Training
Family Centered Patient Advocacy
Next Training is Scheduled for
Monday, October 27, 2014
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Registration Now Open
Register Here or go to registration link
Classes are small so please register early
Registration and checks must be received by October 15, 2014
Training is held at the:
South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation
228 South Ocean Ave. Freeport LI, NY
(Less than 1 mile from the Freeport train station on the LIRR)
Send check to:
PULSE of NY, PO Box 353, Wantagh, NY 11793-0353
Include a copy of your registration form or a note that the check is for October 27 training
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Patient Safety Advocacy Training is offered by
PULSE of NY,
an award winning, independent, community based,
nationally recognized, patient safety organization Founded in 1996
A patient who is injured, sick, in need of surgery, a medical procedure or just has an ailing body may not be in a position to be active in their care and they may need to focus all their energy on getting well. For this reason an advocate or “helper” is crucial to the patient's care. But what exactly does an advocate do? Who would make a good advocate?
The person who loves the patient most may not be the best advocate. His or her emotions may get in the way of good communication and clear decision making. Through our educational seminars and programs you will learn about preparing for the emergency room and helping a patient to prepare for surgery. You will learn about policies and standards used in the hospital to keep patients safe and how you can help to ensure these standards are met. You will also learn that the most important tool may be a pen and notebook to write down information and keep accurate records for the patient. Your training will be to learn to advocate for the whole family!
Other important topics addressed will be:
Participants who take this training will have on-going access to the instructors to assist in decision making and support for at least one year. Anyone who takes this training may also register for future trainings for up to two years as a refresher at a reduced fee, if space allows.
- Communication skills
- Patient safety policies
- Reducing patient re-admissions
- Help reduce the possibility of injury while hospitalized and much, much more
- Registration is required, no walk-ins.
- Group rates are available.
- We will design training specifically for the people you serve. Visit the LI Patient Safety Advisory Council for more information.
- Small classes make for best learning. Training is based on actual cases and true stories.
Once you train with us, you have a permanent support system.