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NCPS Members may attend this training July 17-18, 2024 to become a certified TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer. Register for the training at

Join us for our December 2023 educational series on Improving Your Root Cause Analysis. In it you will gain knowledge of RCA methods and tools taken from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the Veterans Health Administration National Center for Patient Safety, and actual events reported to NCPS.

Register for a NCPS sponsored webinar where strategies to meet new ISMP 2022-2023 Medication Best Practices strategies will be shared.

This new partnership will support healthcare providers' efforts to reduce patient harm due to falls. As Nebraska's only AHRQ certified PSO, the patient falls' information shared between the two organizations is covered by the legal protections of both the State of Nebraska and Federal regulations as Patient Safety Work Product.

ISMP has published a list of the top 10 most persistent medication errors and hazards in 2020. Click on the link to view the list, and the specific prevention recommendations provided by the ISMP.

The Nebraska Medical Association and the Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants have again stepped forward as champions for patient safety by initiating and advocating for the enactment of Legislative Bill 25 (LB25). As a result, a Patient Safety Cash Fund will be created, through the collection of patient safety fees from physicians, osteopathic physicians, and physician assistants.

Click here to learn more about LB 25:

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