Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care in Hospitals

Thursday, March 6, 2008- Saturday, March 8, 2008
Location: Atlanta, GA

The Institute for Family-Centered Care is hosting a seminar in Atlanta called "Hospitals Moving Forward with Patient- and Family-Centered Care: An Intensive Training Seminar Enhancing Quality and Safety for Patients and Their Families." The seminar is for hospital administrators, physicians, nurses and other clinical staff, as well as patient and family leaders who associate with hospitals as consumers.

Seminar Goals Include:

  • Gain understanding of patient- and family-centered care.
  • Explore examples of excellence and innovation in patient- and family-centered policy, program, practice, professional education, and facility design.
  • Learn how to integrate patient- and family-centered concepts within a hospital's quality and safety agendas and public reporting of quality data.
  • Create action plans for patient- and family-centered change; individualized for each institution.

What Makes this Seminar So Unique: 

  • Faculty review of pre-seminar hospital self-assessment.
  • Individualized planning time with faculty.
  • Take-home resources for hospital and facility presentations, orientation, and in-service sessions.
  • Post seminar follow-up telephone technical assistance with Institute staff.

Learn more here.