The Oregon Office of Rural Health is hosting a free 60-minute webinar on implementation of the Safety Champions Program for Critical Access Hospitals on April 3rd at 1:00 pm. This webinar will be led by David Hurtado, ScD and is ideal for Safety Managers, staff and leaders to learn about best practices for optimizing employee health and patient outcomes. The webinar will present the principles and results of this cost-effective program that was piloted at Samaritan Lebanon, a Critical Access Hospital. Discussion will consist of best practices to design and implement a safety program optimizing co-worker support and how the program scope can be expanded to patient safety outcomes. Please contact Rose Locklear at email@example.com for more information or to sign up.
About the author
Helen Schuckers is the Dissemination Specialist for the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. Her role is to translate research into practice where she is the link between scientists and potential adopters of occupational safety, health and well-being toolkits and tools. She actively engages in community outreach and speaking engagements with human resources and wellness professionals around Oregon to expand efforts in disseminating Total Worker Health toolkits developed by the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. She received a MPH from the University of Texas School of Public Health and a BS in Radio, TV and Film from The University of Texas at Austin, College of Communications.
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