The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is sponsoring the 17th annual Patient Safety Congress, designed to enable practitioners, leaders, and experts from around the world to come together and share their knowledge about how to keep patients and those who care for them free from harm. The Congress will take place in Austin, Tex, from April 29 to May 1.

Congress participants will be able to attend a variety of seminars, breakout sessions led by national thought leaders, workshops, demonstrations, and plenary presentations, as well as visit the Learning & Simulation Center, where they can gain understanding of situations, reactions, and interactions through participation in interactive simulations of health care scenarios.

An optional Pre-Congress Day will aim to provide in-depth, full- and half-day sessions on specific areas and issues in health care safety. In addition, several awards will be presented, including the Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award, the John Q. Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement, and the Daisy Award, which honors nurses who provide exceptional care.

Registration is now open on the NPSF event page.