Vice President of Quality Improvement
Teresa Fulton is a registered nurse with over 30 years’ experience in healthcare. As a staff nurse and nurse manager, she worked in a variety of clinical settings, long term care, long term acute care, acute care and critical care. Moving to quality and patient safety enabled her to influence the outcomes of many patients but she believes the impact is still felt one patient at a time. She has over 20 years’ experience centering on health care quality and patient safety. She has held board level positions at APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) and SHEA (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) which are two international organizations whose missions evolved from infection prevention to patient safety. Teresa continues to use her skills in epidemiology for intervention development and implementation. She has been a contributing author for several textbooks. With over sixty five publications, she has presented her interventional work internationally. Teresa is currently the Vice President of Quality for a Managed Care Organization with a membership exceeding 250,000.
Saturday, October 6
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM