Psychological Safety: Are you in your safe space?

New Orleans, LA US
November 4, 2021

This continuing education activity will provide background information and review literature that addresses what psychological safety is. There will also be explanation on psychological safety’s role in contributing to patient safety culture. Another important concept that will be discussed is how patient safety culture has been shown to impact patient outcomes in a hospital setting. Finally, suggestions on how to implement and maintain psychological safety will be addressed, which may translate into relatable actions for leaders and frontline staff. Greater awareness of these items will assist with bridging the knowledge gap and help to maintain and improve psychological safety in a hospital setting.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Define psychological safety
  2. Explain the role of psychological safety in patient safety culture
  3. Assess literature to identify staff attitudes towards patient safety culture and how patient safety culture may impact patient outcomes in a hospital setting
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/04/2021 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
11/04/2021 - 1:00pm CDT
Ochsner Medical Center
1514 Jefferson Hwy.
New Orleans, LA 70121
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
Planning committee members
Johlee Odinet, PharmD, BCPS
Medication Safety Officer
Ochsner Medical Center
Marissa Janusek, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist
Ochsner Medical Center
Jenna Sewell, PharmD
PGY2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy Pharmacy Resident
Ochsner Medical Center
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and Ochsner Medical Center. Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statement:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-202-L05-P

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
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