|Antibiotic Awareness |
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most urgent health threats we face globally. Imagine this: You or someone you love develops an infection. It's something common - maybe an infected tooth, a wound or pneumonia. They take the antibiotics exactly as prescribed, but they have no effect! The infection persists and even worsens. What is going on?
11/18/2020 9:21 AM|
|Together, let’s #ThinkDigitalHealth|
Digital Health Week (November 16-22, 2020) is an annual celebration and recognition of how digital health is transforming the delivery of care across Canada as more and more of our health care system becomes digital.
11/16/2020 9:47 AM|
Developed by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP Canada) and CPSI, www.mederror.ca is a new website for the public to submit reports of medication errors for analysis, learning, and action. It builds on the work and success of SafeMedicationUse.ca, to create a more user-friendly portal to share their medication error experiences with the goal to improve the quality and quantity of incident reporting in Canada.
11/3/2020 8:45 AM|
|PATIENT Podcast Series - Season 4|
CPSI is excited to launch 3 new episodes of our award-winning PATIENT Podcast! This year, we explore 3 topics. The first episode delves into the drastic shift to virtual care since the pandemic and how we can adapt to the change. In the second episode, we discuss health worker safety - how mental health affects all of us even those who treat it, and that patients deserve healthy healthcare workers. The final episode celebrates the impact of CPSI as the champions of patient safety in Canada. CPSI played a vital role in furthering the conversation and progress of patient safety for over 17 years.
10/26/2020 2:08 PM|
|Canian Patient Safety Week|
Canadian Patient Safety Week runs October 26 to 30, 2020. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute invites all Canadians – the public, providers and leaders – to become involved in making patient safety a priority.
10/22/2020 11:44 AM|
|A quiz on virtual medical care |
Are you ready for Virtual medical appointments? Take our free online Quiz to find out.
10/21/2020 1:35 PM|
|Webinar: Actioning Quality and Safety: 5 Goals to Align Canada on Quality and Patient Safety|
Join us Friday, October 30 at 10am MT/ 12pm ET, where panellists will share how we can all work together to accelerate quality and patient safety across Canadian health systems by focusing on five goals for safe, quality care. Patients and families, health teams, policymakers, board members and health leaders will not want to miss this engaging panel featuring the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), Health Standards Organization (HSO) and other health leaders.
10/14/2020 8:07 AM|
|Webinar: What does ideal virtual care look like?|
Join us on Monday, October 26, at 10am MDT/12pm EDT for a CPSI webinar discussion of the ideal state of virtual care from a system-level perspective. This 60-minute, moderated discussion will delve into the current state of the virtual care experience and explore the future state of virtual care in Canada.
10/14/2020 8:05 AM|
|Webinar: New Zealand’s approach to healing after harm from surgical mesh|
This interactive webinar is hosted by Patients for Patient Safety Canada, the patient-led program of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Canadian arm of the World Health Organization Patients for Patient Safety Global Network.
10/6/2020 9:19 AM|
|‘Quick Start’ Guide to Patient Safety Improvement |
This microlearning course has been designed to support teams across all healthcare sectors in using a Knowledge Translation and Quality Improvement integrated approach to change that will impact patient safety outcomes.
It is intended to be a 'Quick Start' version of the Guide to Patient Safety Improvement publication.
10/5/2020 11:33 AM|
|“How Safe is Your Care?” Measurement and Monitoring of Safety Through the Eyes of Patients and their Caregivers |
Consider participating in either a face-to-face / telephone/ videoconference interview or a focus group. During the interview (or focus group), you will be asked to answer questions about how you currently define and experience safety in the healthcare system. A single interview should take 45-60 minutes, while a focus group is 90 minutes.
9/24/2020 1:10 PM|