Webinar: Continuing Education and Health Outcomes, Tuesday June 4

Hello all! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday week! If you haven’t already, please remember to mark your calendars for our next Patient Safety webinar, What Problem are We Trying to Solve? How Continuing Education Professionals Help Close the Gap.

This wonderful presentation is brought to you by our series co-sponsor SaferCare Texas and will feature guest speaker Dena Silva, Director of INCEDO, the coordinating office for continuing education for the University of North Texas Health Science Center. The session will take place next Tuesday, June 4th at 1pm CT / 12pm MT. Login details are below and can also be found on our website<https://nnlm.gov/scr/training/patient-safety-series>. We hope to see you there!


What Problem are We Trying to Solve? How Continuing Education Professionals Help Close the Gap Guest Speakers: Dena Silva, MS, CHCP, Director of INCEDO, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: 1pm CT / 12pm MT

Co-Sponsored by: SaferCare Texas (formerly the University of North Texas Health Science Center Institute for Patient Safety)

Description: Continuing education in the healthcare professions is transitioning to delivering meaningful and measureable outcomes.  INCEDO, the office of continuing education at UNT Health Science Center, offers CE programming that is interprofessional/multi-disciplinary and focuses on changing behaviors of clinicians to optimize patient care. In this webinar, insight to the inner workings and skillsets of a continuing education office will be provided along with key take-home points to initiate collaboration on innovative approaches to clinical continuing education.


  1. Describe the role of a continuing education professional;
  2. Identify 3 ways CE can close a patient safety gap; and
  3. Describe innovative approaches to using CE for healthcare professionals for improving outcomes.

Speaker Bio: Dena started at UNT Health Science Center as Program Manager, bringing with her experience as a trainer and educator. She was promoted to Director of INCEDO in late 2018 and facilitates the overall strategy and design of UNTHSC’s Continuous Professional Development (CPD) program and the learning experiences for its participants. As a member of the Society for Academic CME (SACME), Dena sits on the Communications Committee and is involved in the ongoing management of its website. She holds MS in Learning Technologies, and specializes bridging the technology gap in education through online learning activities, LMS implementation and oversight, as well as website content and infrastructure.

For more information: https://nnlm.gov/scr/training/patient-safety-series. No registration is required for this class.

To Join the Meeting

  1. Go to https://nih.webex.com.
  2. Enter the session number: 622 406 698 and password: patient
  3. Please provide your name and email address.
  4. You may have to download and install a web add-on or run a temporary application depending on the browser you use.
  5. Select your audio connection preference:

*Call using computer – Adjust settings and test the connection *Call from WebEx – Enter your direct phone number and press 1 when prompted *Call in – Call: 1-650-479-3208 (US/Canada toll number) Enter access code: 622 406 698 # Enter the Attendee ID on your screen and press #

  1. If you are using a mobile device, your access code is: patient

For live captioning, please use http://livewrite-ncc.appspot.com/attend?event=cit001

For any technical issues, please call: 817-735-2223.

Sarah Miles, MLIS/MA
Health Professions Coordinator
NNLM South Central Region
Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library
University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd | Fort Worth, TX 76107 sarah.miles@unthsc.edu<mailto:sarah.miles@unthsc.edu> | (817) 735-2236


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