Samantha E Crandall, MSN, RN, CPHQ, CPPS
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Samantha Crandall serves as the Patient Safety Specialist for Sharp HealthCare located in San Diego, California.  As a board certified Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality specialist, Samantha leads collaborative efforts to improve care delivery in response to serious safety eventsSamantha facilitates Cause Analysis training for healthcare leaders, teaching patient safety science and evidence-based methods to assist in the development of meaningful action items to prevent repeat events.  Samantha shares her passion for patient safety, teamwork and performance improvement through the facilitation of courses such as TeamSTEPPS, HRO and New Employee Orientation. Samantha has been active with the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) for 2 years, and is presently serving on the board of directors.  Samantha is pursuing her doctoral degree in nursing research from the University of San Diego with an anticipated graduation date of May 2020.