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​About the Session

The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) in collaboration with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) are pleased to announce that the Become a Patient Safety Trainer course, a high impact, 2-day comprehensive train-the-trainer patient safety education program will be offered in Toronto, Ontario.

Accreditation Statement

Participation in this event may fulfill professional development requirements of the College of Nurses in various provinces.


Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 6.5 Category II credits towards their maintenance of certification requirement.

Program Objectives

By active participation in this program, participants will be able to:

  • Teach others using the PSEP – Canada Core Curriculum.
  • Engage and inspire others while leading and implementing quality and safety improvement projects using the PSEP – Canada Core Curriculum.
  • Teach the best patient safety techniques. For example, identifying environmental factors that may contribute to patient harm, as well as understanding the components of safe delivery of medications: reconciling, ordering, transcribing, dispensing, delivering, and administering.
  • Influence others' attitudes and behaviours toward an understanding that patient safety is essential in their daily work, including understanding of the multiple factors causing patient harm in the healthcare environment and how to implement organizational models of safety.
  • Contribute to a culture of patient safety of the whole workplace or organization using the different approaches to managing risks and influencing system change.
  • Contribute to a significant internal capacity for patient safety education within their own organization by acquiring skills and abilities in teaching patient safety and customizing the PSEP – Canada curriculum to organizational priorities.

Executive Session Webinar

November 8, 2017 [12:00 – 1:00 pm ET]

Conference Information Brochure

Click here to download a copy of the program information brochure, which includes the course agenda and general session information.


The registration fee for participants is $1250 per person plus HST.

Note: We request that participants register their executive sponsor at the same time as they register for the course. (no additional fee for Executive Sponsor Webinar)

Once registered, information will be disseminated via email to registered participants beginning 4 weeks before the start of the course.  Participants will receive pre-reading materials, be asked to complete a needs assessment survey and are also required to complete a pre-test before attending the course. 

Cancelation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing to the contact indicated below. Cancellation fees are indicated below. You may also transfer registrations to another person at no cost. The CPSI and the OHA reserves the right to cancel or reschedule an event.

Timeframe Cancellation Fee

10+ Business DaysHalf Refund
-10 Business Days No Refund

For cancelations or additional event registration information, please contact Christina DiClemente at 416 205 1534 / 1 800 598 8002 ext 1534 or


OHA Education Centre
200 Front Street West,
27th Floor,
Toronto, ON

Travel and Accommodation

We're happy to offer hotel corporate rates. For more information, visit

It is recommended that accommodations be arranged at your earliest convenience as both TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) and the Invictus Games are scheduled to be held near these dates.  Also please indicate that you are looking for the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) rate when making your reservation.

For more information

For additional event information and questions, please contact the PSEP – Canada team at or by telephone at 1 866 421 6933 ext 8225.