Int’l Patient Safety Goals workshop organised

by Aditya Kumar

Arunachal State Nursing College Hosts International Patient Safety Goals Workshop

On September 23rd, the state chapter of the Association of Nurse Executives India (ANEI) organized an International Patient Safety Goals (IPSG) workshop at the Arunachal State Nursing College (ASNC) in Naharlagun. The workshop aimed to address critical aspects of patient safety in healthcare delivery and brought together educators and students from the nursing college.

The workshop was initiated by Boa Yania Taw, the head of ANEI in Arunachal Pradesh, along with ANEI trainer Millo Dimin, and members Ampi Tage and Taw Maman. The event featured speeches by experts, interactive sessions, and discussions focused on the theme of patient safety.

One of the main sessions of the workshop centered around understanding the IPSGs. Participants engaged in discussions on the significance of the IPSGs in reducing medical errors, improving patient outcomes, and ensuring quality care. The importance of effective communication between healthcare providers, patients, and their families was also highlighted, emphasizing the need for enhanced communication skills to ensure patient understanding and engagement.

Another essential session covered medication safety, where participants delved into the intricacies of administering, monitoring, and educating patients about medicines. Best practices in medication safety were discussed to minimize the risk of errors.

The workshop also shed light on infection control measures, emphasizing the importance of hand hygiene, proper sterilization techniques, and the role of nurses in preventing healthcare-associated infections.

More than 45 individuals, including nursing students and faculty members, actively participated in interactive workshops and case studies. These practical exercises provided an opportunity to apply patient safety principles in real-world scenarios, making the learning experience more comprehensive and relevant.

The Arunachal chapter of ANEI has set future goals to bring together a diverse group of healthcare stakeholders and empower them with knowledge and strategies to improve patient care and reduce medical errors. The successful workshop at ASNC further solidified their commitment to enhancing patient safety in the region.

The organizers and attendees expressed gratitude for the opportunity to learn from experts, engage in discussions, and collaborate with fellow healthcare professionals. They recognized the importance of continuous education and knowledge-sharing to ensure the highest standards of patient care.

By organizing events like the IPSG workshop, the ANEI Arunachal chapter seeks to generate awareness, facilitate professional growth, and promote a culture of patient safety among healthcare providers in the region. As patient safety remains a top priority, such initiatives play a crucial role in fostering a safer and more effective healthcare system.

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