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Moving Forward with Patient- and Family-Centered Care

Moving Forward with Patient-
and Family-Centered Care

Partnerships for Quality & Safety
An Intensive Training Seminar

Authentic partnerships with patients and families are essential as hospitals, health systems, primary care practices, and community organizations seek to achieve the Triple Aim and improve the patient experience, the health of populations, and the cost of care.

Since 1995, the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care has offered internationally acclaimed, in-depth seminars to advance the understanding and practice of patient- and family-centered care, modeling effective partnerships in teaching and in the learning experience for seminar attendees.

What Makes This Seminar So Unique?

  1. Faculty team of over 20 experts in patient- and family-centered care—administrative leaders, nurses, physicians, staff, and patient and family leaders.
  2. Faculty review of pre-seminar personal learning goals.
  3. Three days of intensive training including over 50 sessions to tailor the program to meet your specific needs and interests.
  4. Faculty-led small group discussion time each day and assistance in creating an effective Action Plan for change individualized for your organization.
  5. Flash drive containing over 200 practical tools—a comprehensive collection of resources for use in strategic planning; presentations, orientation, other educational sessions; and evaluation.

Why Attend This Seminar?

Learn from nationally recognized leaders in patient- and family-centered care and develop knowledge, skills, and practical strategies for enhancing and sustaining partnerships with patients and families to improve the experience of care and enhance quality and safety.

Who Should Attend?

We urge health systems, hospitals, ambulatory and primary care practices, and community organizations to send an interdisciplinary team of participants that includes:

  • Health Care Administrative Leaders and Board Members
  • Clinicians, including Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Therapists, and Developmental Specialists.
  • Patient and Family Advisors and Leaders
  • Quality, Safety, and Patient Experience Personnel
  • Support and Ancillary Staff
  • Medical and Health Professional Students


Our expert faculty includes health care executives, clinicians, staff, and patient and family leaders Learn more...

Continuing Education Units

CEUs are approved for Nurses, Physicians, and Social Workers. Learn More...

Past Seminars

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A special thanks to
Brigham and Women's Hospital

for providing leadership support for the Fall 2014 seminar
in Cambridge, MA

Tour Le Bonheur
Children's Hospital
Tuesday, March 31
3:30 - 5:30 pm

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