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10/20/2010 6:00 PM

​​​​Safer Healthcare Now! National Calls highlight specific topics to support your patient safety and quality improvement work. This is your opportunity to listen to and learn from our expert faculty without having to leave your worksite! Safer Healthcare Now! invites you to join these upcoming sessions:

Web-Based Data Collection Tool Training – October 27, 2010 (1:00 pm EST) - Patient Safety Metrics Web-Based Data Collection Tool. Virginia Flintoft Project Manager and Alexandru Titeu, Project Coordinator from the Central Measurement Team will provide training on how to submit data, view worksheets and access reports in the new web-based measurement system.

Surgical Site Infection National Call – November 16, 2010 (12:00 Noon EST) – How’s your timing with c-sections and warming of patients? Speakers include: Dr. Scott Sullivan, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina (USA); Dr. Anjali Kaimal, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital (USA); and Dr. Claude Laflamme, Director of Cardiac Anesthesia, Sunnybrook & Women’s College Health Science Centre (Toronto, ON)

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) National Call – November 18, 2010 (12:00 pm EST) – Delirium screening for mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU. Presented by Dr. Yoanna Skrobik, Associate Professor (Critical Care), Maisonneuve Rosemont Hospital and Adjunct Professor (Faculty of Medicine), McGill University (Montreal, QC).

Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) National Call – November 18, 2010 (1:00 pm EST) – Can the Improvement Process be used for better organization of AMI care? Presented by Rody Pike, Clinical Educator Cardiology and Cardiac Catherization Lab, Eastern Health (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Each presentation is followed by a question and answer session. The sessions are free and the information is timely. For more information, visit the News and Events section of the website www.saferhealthcarenow.ca and click on National Calls. National Calls are recorded and archived for future reference. Check the website for a complete list of archived and upcoming Safer Healthcare Now! National Calls.

For a list of webinars on other Safer Healthcare Now! interventions that take place during Canadian Patient Safety Week, click here.