Patient Safety, Quality, Risk Management, Case Management, Social
Services, patient advocates, volunteers, all nursing units, same
day surgery units/centers, and anyone from your hospital or
clinic staff who is interested in the topic.
What is a Safe Table?
A Safe Table is a forum where health care professionals within
the CHPSO membership have frank, confidential discussions about
quality and patient safety issues.
These discussions are driven by attendee participation. Attendees
present one case for 3-5 minutes to share with the group. The
case involves a situation in which there are systematic concerns
or the hospital may be looking for ways to address the matter or
For the 2018 CHPSO safe table schedule, please click here.
HQI is an approved continuing education (CE) provider by the
California Board of Registered Nursing and will provide CHPSO
members an opportunity to earn CEs. Provider Number CEP16793
for 1.0 contact hour.
CHPSO does not currently offer ACPE approved Pharmacy CE, but the
State of California will accept CE from courses which have been
approved for continuing education by the Medical Board of
California, the California Board of Podiatric Medicine, the
California Board of Registered Nursing or the Dental Board of
California towards their California continuing education
requirement (Section 1732.2(b) of the California Code of
Regulations). Pharmacists need to keep track of CE from these
sources on their own as they are not submitted to NAPB.
At the conclusion of the safe table meeting, participants will be
Describe information about best practices relative to patient
Discuss challenges in a frank, open discussion with other
Describe lessons learned from other organizations as it could
relate to the work in the participant’s hospital.