Annual Meeting & Education Conference (Member and Non Member Registration)

August 16, 2018 8:00 AM to August 17, 2018 12:30 PM
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Tampa Mariott Waterside Hotel & Marina
700 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
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 The FSHRMPS Conference is the largest gathering of healthcare risk management and patient safety professionals in Florida.  We are expecting over 400 attendees and more than 30 exhibitors.

This year our theme is: " Navigating Your Future with FSHRMPS" and we are pleased to announce that Mr. Daryl Tol (President & CEO Florida Hospital) will be the opening keynote speaker. He will provide a unique view of the role of the risk manager and how those serving in leadership positions at the enterprise level conceptualize the relationship between risk management, quality improvement  and patient safety.  Matthew Jones will deliver the closing keynote address titled: Patient Safety is a Marathon. His presentation is sure to be an entertaining, empowering and educational experience.  

Thursday August 16, 2018

7:30  - 8 AM: Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:00- 8:30 AM: Welcome, Opening Remarks & Business Meeting

8:30 – 9:30 AM: Opening Keynote:  Daryl Tol, President & CEO Florida Hospital

9:30 – 9:45  AM: Refreshment Break

9:45 – 10:45  AM: How To Effectively Use "Big Data" to Implement Patient Safety Data"

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Break Out Sessions

A. Business Continuity Planning 

B. How Good Documentation Minimizes Bad Depositions Before Litigation Even Starts 

C. Strategies, Tips and Creativity: A Risk Manager’s Toolkit for Managing Claims

D. Telehealth and Mental Health: Risks and Opportunities 

E. Workplace Violence in Healthcare 

12-1 PM: Networking & Awards Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 PM  Break Out Sessions

F. Getting Informed About Informed Consent

G. Risk and Infection Prevention: Working Together to Improve Care

H. How to Decide When to Settle Your Case: Anchoring Value and Defending Damages

I. Cybersecurity: Reducing Risk Without Impeding Patient Care

J. Applying Improvement Tools To Improve Patient Safety Risks in the Ambulatory Setting

 2:30 - 3:30 PM   Break Out Session

K. Disaster Preparedness: BayCare Case Study

L. Managing Litigation Strategy: A Collaborative Effort Between the Risk Manager and Defense Counsel

M. Navigatig Your Career in Risk Management

N. PSO’s Beyond the Legal Side 

O. Risky Business: Transitions of Care and Avoidable Hospital Admissions and Readmissions

3:30– 4  PM:  Refreshment Break

4:00 - 5:00 PM: Emerging HR Risks – Sexual Harassment- Disruptive    Behavior and Challenging Medical Staff Members 

5:00– 6:30 PM: Networking Reception

 Friday August 17, 2018

7:30 - 8:00  AM: Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 AM: Case Law & Regulatory Update

9:15- 10:15 AM Break Out Sessions

P. "The Big O": The Risk Managers Role in the Opioid Crisis

Q. Managing Adverse Events in the Post Amendment 7 Era

R. Electronic Health Record: Closed Claims Study

S. Hot Topics. Member Panel

T. Healthcare Regulatory Compliance for Facilities: Legal Risks, Responsibilities and Requirements

10:15- 11:00 AM: Refreshment Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM:  Closing Keynote: Patient Safety is a Marathon Presented by Matthew Jones


This program has been approved for the following CE Credits:

Florida Board of Nursing

  • Medical Error – 2 Hours
  • Legal Aspects of Nursing – 2 Hours
  • General – 4 Hours


The Florida Bar (Reference Number 1804815N)

  • General CLE – 9.5 Hours
  • Health Law Certification – 9.5  Hours



  • CPHRM – 9 Hours


Board of Ambulatory Surgery Certification

This program is approved for 6.00 hours of AEU credit by BASC Provider #1662.

Compliance Certification Board

“The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 10.8 CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this event content or of the event sponsor.”


$250.00 Member - Risk Manager

$250.00 Member- Patient Safety Officer

$799.00 Member - Business Partner

$799.00 Non Member - Business Partner Registration

$899.00 Non Member Registration

$0.00 Presenter

$150.00 Student

$250.00 Member- Patient Safety Officer