Community Events

TPHA Annual Education Conference

We are exhibiting at this year's TPHA Annual Education Conference. Make sure to stop by our table to learn more about what we are doing in the community regarding patient safety.

African American Health Expo – DFW

SaferCare Texas, along with other UNT Health Science Center organizations, is exhibiting at this year's African American Health Expo - DFW.

WEBINAR: Facing the Frontline: Caring for Others, Caring for Ourselves


  Nurses and other frontline health workers have exhibited tremendous self-sacrifice in the fight against COVID-19, often risking their own physical and mental health to provide essential care. Yet, even as they work tirelessly to care for others, it is critical that first responders be able to identify their own needs, and take steps to […]


Healthy Living For Your Brain and Body


We know that the health of the brain and the body are connected. Now, science is able to provide insights into how lifestyle choices may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us for a series of programs to learn about research and hands-on tools to help you incorporate these […]

UNT Health Science Center Speaker’s Bureau

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Join us for a discussion with John Sims, MSN, RN, CNL, Director of SaferCare Texas, the patient safety division at the Health Science Center, as he speaks on suicide prevention and awareness. Mr. Sims will also discuss how COVID may impact suicide rates and what we can do as a community […]

Health Equality and Disparities in the time of Covid-19

Plenary: Addressing COVID-19 Inequities– Strategies To Rebuild Our Nation for an Inclusive Future Moderator: Wilma Alvarado-Little, MA, MSW New York State Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Prevention Panelists: Janet Ohene- Frempong, MS Institute for Healthcare Advancement Teresa Wagner, DrPH, MS, CPH, RD/LD, CHWI SaferCare Texas Action is needed to help […]

Healthier Texas Summit Series

HEALTH LITERACY NETWORKING SESSION The National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that health literacy refers to how well a person can get the health information and services that they need, and how well they understand them. It is also about using that information to make good health decisions. If these skills are not present or […]

Health Literacy Annual Research Conference

For the first time, health literacy professionals will be able to attend a single conference integrating research, practice, and policy. The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA), the Horowitz Center for Health Literacy at the University of Maryland, and the producers of the Health Literacy Annual Research Conference (HARC) are teaming up for the virtual event, […]

Improving Quality Through Healthcare Leadership Education

Improving Quality Through Healthcare Leadership Education Hear the panelists discuss improving healthcare quality through healthcare leadership education andmaking the case for quality and safety embedded in academic programs.

Suicide: A Father’s Despair

How do loved ones move on? Health Services presents a parent of a life ended too soon by suicide. John Sims, MSN, RN, CNL, CMSRN will share his story and teach about bystander interventions and other information that everyone can use to increase awareness and help prevent suicide.

Clinical Trials 101 for CHWs and Other Front-Line Health Communicators

Families often look first to trusted individuals in their community for reliable information on how to respond to today’s critical health issues – including COVID-19 and a future vaccine. This webinar training, offered by The Partnership Center and taught by our leading expert in health literacy, will provide Community Health Workers, Faith Community Nurses, Promotoras […]