Programme 5th International Conference on Patient Safety

3rd June, 2010

8:30 - 9:30

Registration and welcome.

Ramón y Cajal Auditorium. . School of Medicine. Complutense University of Madrid. Spain.

9:30 - 10:30

Opening session.

Pablo Rivero Corte. Director-General. Quality Agency of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.

The role of the Ministry of Health and Social Policy in combating healthcare-associated infection (HAI) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Concha Colomer Revuelta. Deputy Director. Health Planning and Quality Office. Quality Agency of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.

10:30 - 11:00

Inaugural lecture.

The role of the WHO in Europe in the prevention of healthcare-associated infections. Zsuzsanne Jakab. Regional Director, WHO European Region.

11:00 - 11:30

CCoffee break.

11:30 - 13:30

Round Table 1: International strategies for preventing antimicrobial resistance.

Chair: José Campos. Antibiotics, Bacteriology Laboratory. Spanish National Microbiology Center. Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Majadahonda, Madrid. Spain.

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch.

14:30 - 17:00

Round Table 2: European strategies for preventing in hospital antimicrobial resistance. An EU challenge.

Chair: Enrique Terol. Health and Consumer Affairs Counsellor. Permanent Representation of Spain to the European Union. Brussels. Belgium.

17:00 - 18:30

Lecture.

The WHO First Global Patient Safety Challenge: making infection control, with hand hygiene as the essential basis, a priority in health care everywheres. Benedetta Allegranzi. Deputy Project Lead, "Clean Care is Safer Care". WHO Patient Safety Programme. Geneva. Switzerland.

Round Table 3: Promoting Hand Hygiene. Experiences in the Spanish National Health System.

Chair: Ildefonso Hernández Aguado. Director-General of Public Health and Foreign Health. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.

4th June, 2010

9:00 – 9:30

Lecture.

Implementation of national strategies for reducing CVC-related bacteraemia. Itziar Larizgoitia. Head Research & Knowledge Management. WHO Patient Safety Programme. Geneva. Switzerland.

9:30 – 11:00

Round Table 4: The Role of the Spanish National Health System Professionals in Preventing HCAI.

Chair: Yolanda Agra. Senior Advisor. Quality Agency of the National Health System, Ministry of Health and Social Policy.

  • Bacteriemia Zero Project: preliminary results in the Spanish National Health System. Mercedes Palomar. Chief of Section. Intensive Care Unit. Hospital Vall D´Hebrón. Barcelona. Spanish Society of Intensive Care and Coronary Units (SEMICYUC). Spain.
  • Nursing professionals‘ experience in the Bacteriemia Zero Project culture change. Celia Diaz Tobajas. . Nursing Supervisor. Intensive Care Unit Hospital Yagüe. Burgos. Spanish Society of Intensive Nursing and Coronary Units (SEEIUC). Spain.
  • Multi-Resistant Microorganism Preisolation Program (MMPP). Jesús Aranaz. Professor of the Public Health Department. History of Science and Gynecology. Miguel Hernández University. Alicante. Spanish Preventive Medicine Society (SEMPSPH). Spain.
  • Autonomous Community of Valencia’s Microbiological Monitoring Network. Gregorio Gómez Soriano. Director of Health Care Zone. Agencia Valenciana de Salud. Valencia Health Region. Spain
  • 11:00 – 11:30

    Coffee Break.

    11:30 - 12:30

    Lectures.

    • The European Medicines Agency: A Model of Patient-Consumer Interaction. Juan García Burgos. Head of Public Information and Stakeholder Networking – Medical Information. European Medicines Agency. London. United Kingdom.
    • Antibiotic consumption and use in Spain. Edurne Lázaro Bengoa. Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance. Spanish Medicines and Medical Products Agency. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.

    12:30 - 14:00

    Round Table 5: The role of patients and citizens in patient safety and HCAI and AMR prevention.

    Chair: Alberto Infante Campos. Director-General of Professional Arrangement, Cohesion of the National Health System of Health and Inspection. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.

    14:00 - 15:00

    Lunch.

    15:00 - 15:30

    Lecture.

    Patient Safety and Quality of Healthcare at the EU Level. Katja Neubauer. Principal administrator. Section leader patients and healthcare. Directorate-General Health and Consumers. European Commmission. Bruselas. Bélgica.

    15:30 - 17:30

    Round Table 6: Patient safety research and knowledge networks: European projects.

    Chair: Concha Colomer Revuelta.Deputy Director. Health Planning and Quality Office. Quality Agency of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.

    17:30

    Conclusions and Closing lecture

    Concha Colomer Revuelta. Deputy Director. Health Planning and Quality Office. Quality Agency of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy.