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Surgical Site Infection (SSI): Getting Started Kit6765Surgical Care Safety;Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC)Toolkits & Guides7/1/2015 8:55:00 AMEffective March 14 2019, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute has archived the Surgical Site Infection (SSI) intervention. Though you may continue to access the Getting Started Kit online, it will no longer be updated. ​​​​ Getting Started KitThis free resource is designed to help you successfully implement interventions in your organization. The Getting Started Kit contains clinical information, information on the science of improvement, and everything you need to know to start using the intervention.. Click here to download the Getting Started Kit. Click here to download the summary of changes to the Getting Started Kit ​ ​ One-PagerThe One-Pager is a summary of the Getting Started Kit that you can use to promote the intervention to your organization. Click here to download the One-Pager. ​​ Icons​​ ​Intervention IconsUse these intervention icons on presentations, reports, flyers, and other material to promote the intervention throughout your organization. Click here to download the full-colour intervention icon. Click here to download the black and white intervention icon.​ ​Intervention Icons With Text Click here to download the full-colour intervention icon with text. Click here to download the black and white intervention icon with text.​ SSI: Getting Started Kit9/24/2020 8:12:12 AMThe Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute Patient Safety Institute has archived the Surgical Site Infection (SSI) intervention 14547https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResources/Pages/Forms/NewDefaultView.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Advocacy and support for use of a Surgical Safety Checklist3070Surgical Care SafetyPosition Statements2/5/2019 7:55:32 PMPosition StatementA Surgical Safety Checklist is smart for patients and smart for providers. It's use in Canadian healthcare facilities is endorsed by a Position Statement supported by many surgical interest groups. ​Healthcare professionals must make every reasonable effort to provide safe care to their patients. The purpose of this statement is to express the commitment of the undersigned organizations to prioritize perioperative patient safety by creating an environment conducive to the effective adoption and use of a Surgical Safety Checklist. Download Advocacy and support for use of a Surgical Safety ChecklistPosition Statement A Surgical Safety Checklist is smart for patients and smart for providers. It's use in Canadian healthcare facilities9/24/2020 8:13:01 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 3060https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Atlantic Learning Exchange3228General Patient SafetyEvents9/20/2016 6:01:00 PM Discover innovative and emerging trends in patient safety & quality improvement October 8 – 9, 2019 St. John's, NL, The Atlantic Health Quality and Patient Safety Collaborative (AHQPSC), through partnership support of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), welcomes you to attend this year's Atlantic Health Quality & Patient Safety Learning Exchange (ALE 2019) which will take place at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, October 8 – 9, 2019. Program Who should attend? We look forward to welcoming innovative and engaged care providers, managers, health leaders, academics and students from university and college setting, as well as government representatives from the four Atlantic Provinces in attendance this year. Tickets are limited! Through this conference, you will be given an opportunity to Mobilize energy and enthusiasm for a new era of patient safety and quality improvement; Understand the role innovation and technology play in healthcare improvement; Stimulate change through the power of the patient voice; and Develop the skills for leading transformational change! Program Partners Sponsors Do you want to support this event? Do you want exclusive access to the front line of healthcare in the Atlantic provinces? We are looking for Sponsors and Exhibitors contact Gina Peck at 902-481-5034 or gpeck@cpsi-icsp.ca to receive more information on sponsorship and exhibiting at the conference. Atlantic Quality and Patient Safety Learning ExchangeDiscover innovative and emerging trends in patient safety & quality improvement October 8 – 9, 2019 St. John's, NL, The Atlantic Health10/29/2020 9:25:42 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 14508https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/EventshtmlTrueaspx
Education to support mandatory ADR and MDI reporting (Vanessa’s Law)3110General Patient Safety;Government Relations;Healthcare HarmReports & Publications;Patient and Family Resource;Toolkits & Guides3/4/2019 9:27:01 PM The Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act, also known as Vanessa's Law, is intended to increase drug and medical device safety in Canada by strengthening Health Canada's ability to collect information and to take quick and appropriate action when a serious health risk is identified. As of December 16, 2019, it became mandatory for hospitals to report serious adverse drug reactions (serious ADRs) and medical device incidents (MDIs) to Health Canada. Downloadable from this webpage are 4 PowerPoint modules developed in collaboration with Health Canada. These modules contain core content intended for use by hospitals, health care professionals, patients and their families, and educators, to explain, describe, or promote the reporting of serious ADRs and MDIs. Module 1 – Overview of Vanessa's Law and Reporting Requirements PowerPoint - Module 1 Module 2 – Reporting Processes to Health Canada PowerPoint - Module 2 Module 3 – Strategies to Promote and Support Mandatory Reporting PowerPoint - Module 3 Module 4 – Health Canada's Review and Communication of Safety Findings PowerPoint - Module 4 These materials (as entire modules or as individual slides or selected content) can be used for individual learning or incorporated into presentations, orientation, continuing education, and other information-sharing activities. The materials can be used in the following ways to support and raise awareness of mandatory reporting requirements Hospitals can include some or all of the content in their local, regional, and/or provincial information-sharing activities (e.g., "Lunch and Learn" sessions, presentations, orientation programs for new staff). Educators in the health care sector can use the content in presentations or as part of a curriculum. Professional associations, societies, and regulatory colleges, as well as other training institutions for health care workers, may incorporate the content of the modules into accredited courses or continuing education certification programs. Patient and consumer organizations can help disseminate some or all of the information in the modules to increase awareness and knowledge among their members. If you have questions about how to use these educational materials for your specific audience (e.g., selecting slides or content from several modules to create a customized presentation), please contact ISMP Canada info@ismpcanada.ca HSO https//healthstandards.org/ CPSI info@cpsi-icsp.ca ​If you have questions about Vanessa's Law and the mandatory reporting requirements, please contact hc.canada.vigilance.sc@canada.ca. This conceptual model of serious ADR and MDI reporting by hospitals depicts the information provided in the 4 PowerPoint modules mandatory reporting requirements, reporting processes to Health Canada, strategies to promote and support reporting, and Health Canada’s review and communication of safety findings. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Health Canada, ISMP Canada, HSO, and CPSI gratefully acknowledge input received from the Advisory Panel (listed in alphabetical order) Glenn Cox, Senior Director Pharmacy Services NSHA, Director Pharmacy Services, Cape Breton/Antigonish/Guysborough, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, NS ; Michael Gaucher, Director Pharmaceuticals & Health Workforce Information Services, Canadian Institute for Health Information, Ottawa, ON ; Andrew Ibey – Clinical Engineer, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, ON ; Denis Lebel – Pharmacien, adjoint aux soins, enseignement et recherche, Département de pharmacie, CHU Sainte-Justine, QC ; Dr. Joel Lexchin, Professor Emeritus, School of Health Policy & Management, York University, Toronto, ON ; Faith Louis, Regional Manager, Quality Improvement & Support Services, Pharmacy Services, Horizon Health Network, NB; Holly Meyer, Provincial Director, Product Quality & Safety, Alberta Health Services, AB ; Maryann V. Murray, Patients for Patient Safety Canada; Tolu Oyebode, Government of Saskatchewan, Senior Project Manager, Patient Safety Unit, Strategic Priorities Branch, Ministry of Health, SK ; Sheryl Peterson, Associate Director, Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus); Michelle Rossi, Director, Policy and Strategy, Health Quality Ontario, Toronto, ON ; Myrella Roy, Executive Director, and Cathy Lyder, Director Professional Practice, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Ottawa, ON ; Christelle Sessua, Quality Assurance-Risk Management Coordinator, Iqaluit Health Services, Department of Health, Government of Nunavut ; Robyn Tamblyn, James McGill Chair, Professor, Department of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McGill University, Scientific Director, Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Montreal, QC ; Annemarie Taylor, Executive Director, Patient Safety & Learning System, Vancouver, British Columbia ; Terence Young, Chair of Drug Safety Canada and father of Vanessa Young. Educational Support for Mandatory Reporting of Serious ADRs and MDIs by HospitalsThe Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act, also known as Vanessa's Law, is intended to9/24/2020 8:13:31 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 169480https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Glossary of Terms122602/24/2010 6:21:45 PM Adverse event An event that results in unintended harm to the patient, and is related to the care and/or services provided to the patient rather than to the patient’s underlying medical condition. Close call An event that did not reach the patient because of timely intervention or good fortune. (The term is often equated to a near miss or near hit.) Disclosure The process by which an adverse event is communicated to the patient by healthcare providers. Initial disclosure The first communication made with the patient as soon as reasonably possible after an adverse event, focusing on the known facts and the provision of further clinical care. Post-analysis disclosure Subsequent communications with the patient about known facts related to the reasons for the harm after an appropriate analysis of the adverse event. Harm An outcome that negatively affects the patient’s health and/or quality of life. Just culture of safety A healthcare approach in which the provision of safe care is a core value of the organization. The culture encourages and develops the knowledge, skills, and commitment of all leaders, management, healthcare providers, staff, and patients for the provision of safe patient care. Opportunities to proactively improve the safety of care are constantly identified and acted on. Providers and patients are appropriately and adequately supported in the pursuit of safe care. The culture encourages learning from adverse events and close calls to strengthen the system, and where appropriate, supports and educates healthcare providers and patients to help prevent similar events in the future. There is a shared commitment across the organization to implement improvements and to share the lessons learned. Justice is an important element. All are aware of what is expected, and when analyzing adverse events, any professional accountability of health care providers is determined fairly. The interests of both patients and providers are protected. Patient safety The pursuit of the reduction and mitigation of unsafe acts within the healthcare system, as well as the use of best practices shown to lead to optimal patient outcomes. Patient safety is the reduction of risk of unnecessary harm associated with healthcare to an acceptable minimum. An acceptable minimum refers to the collective notions of given current knowledge, resources available, and the context in which care was delivered weighed against the risk of non-treatment or other treatment. Quality The degree to which health services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge. Quality Improvement Review The analysis by healthcare organizations (usually by a quality improvement committee) of patient outcomes, clinical practices, and systems of care in order to recommend improvements. Quality improvement committees, as part of an ongoing program to improve patient care, should be structured under the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and include formal terms of reference. Quality improvement committees, depending on the province or territory, may have different titles, for example, Quality of Care, Critical Incident Review, or Risk Management. Reporting The communication of information about an adverse event or close call by healthcare providers through appropriate channels inside or outside of healthcare organizations for the purpose of reducing the risk of adverse events in the future. Root cause analysis An analytic tool that can be used to perform a comprehensive, system-based review of critical incidents. It includes the identification of the root and contributory factors, identification of risk reduction strategies, and development of action plans along with measurement strategies, to evaluate the effectiveness of the plans. This glossary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of terms, but rather a concise list of key terms used throughout the tool kit. For more information, use these references World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Classification for Patient Safety Key Concepts and Preferred Terms Canadian Disclosure Guidelines The Safety Competencies Learning from adverse events Fostering a just culture of safety in Canadian hospitals and health care institutionsGlossary of Terms7/7/2015 4:01:16 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 6836https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResources/GovernancePatientSafety/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Measures: Surgical Site Infections (SSI)13000Surgical Care SafetyToolkits & Guides7/1/2015 8:54:58 AM Measurement is essential to monitoring success and helps guide your team towards your specific intervention goal. Measurement also tells us what's working and what's not, and provides evidence to inspire other healthcare providers to improve the quality of patient safety. The measurement methodology and recommendations regarding sampling size referenced in this GSK, is based on The Model for Improvement and is designed to accelerate the pace of improvement using the PDSA cycle; a "trial and learn" approach to improvement based on the scientific method. Langley, G., Nolan, K., Nolan, T., Norman, C., Provost, L. The Improvement Guide A Practical Approach to Enhancing Organizational Performance. San Francisco, Second Edition, CA. Jossey-Bass Publishers. 2009. It is not intended to provide the same rigor that might be applied in a research study, but rather offers an efficient way to help a team understand how a system is performing. When choosing a sample size for your intervention, it is important to consider the purposes and uses of the data and to acknowledge when reporting that the findings are based on an "x" sample as determined by the team. The scope or scale (amount of sampling, testing, or time required) of a test should be decided according to The team's degree of belief that the change will result in improvement The risks from a failed test Readiness of those who will have to make the change Provost, Lloyd P; Murray, Sandra (2011-08-26). The Health Care Data Guide Learning from Data for Improvement (Kindle Locations 1906-1909). Wiley. Kindle Edition. Please refer to the Improvement Frameworks GSK (2015) for additional information.Measurement Worksheets (Measures) and Data Collection Forms (DCF) Measures DCFs Aggregate data (monthly) De-identified Patient-level data (daily) Numerator and Denominator Multiple data elements ​ Roll-up to Measurement Worksheets SSI Prevention Audit The tool is designed for use in Acute Care, and was developed to allow organizations to assess the quality of their surgical site infection prevention practices and determine the areas requiring quality improvement(s). DCF (Audit) Question Roll-up to Measures A. Type of Surgery N/A B. Surgical Class N/A C. Pre-Op Shower or bath with soap or antiseptic agent SSI 9, 14, 17 D. Solution used for intra-operative intact skin cleansing SSI 10, 14, 17 E. Prophylactic antibiotic administration SSI 8, 15, 17 F. Dose of Cefazolin used as prophylactic antibiotic SSI 11, 15, 17 G. Appropriate prophylactic antibiotic redosing according to guidelines SSI 12, 15, 17 H. Discontinuation of prophylactic antibiotic SSI 2, 16, 17 I. Hair removal method SSI 4, 14, 17 J. Glucose was below 11.1 mmol/L on each of POD 0, 1, & 2 SSI 5, 16, 17 K. Temperature at end of surgery or on arrival in PACU was within range of 36.0-38.0 degrees C SSI 6, 15, 17 SSI Prevention Audit DCF SSI Prevention Audit Instructions SSI Prevention Audit Score Template SSI Measures Measure Goal Type SSI 1 - Percent of clean and clean-contaminated patients with timely prophylactic antibiotic administration 95% Process SSI 2 - Percent of clean and clean-contaminated patients with appropriate prophylactic antibiotic discontinuation 95% Process SSI 3 - Percent of clean and clean contaminated surgery patients with surgical infection Reduce by 50% Outcome SSI 4 - Percent of surgical patients with appropriate hair removal 95% Process SSI 5 - Percent of all diabetic or surgical patients at risk of high blood glucose with controlled post-operative serum glucose POD 0, 1, and 2 95% Process SSI 6 - Percent of all clean or clean-contaminated surgical Patients with normothermia within 15 minutes of end of surgery or on arrival in PACU 95% Process SSI 7 - Percentage of clean or clean-contaminated surgical patients with appropriate selection of prophylactic antibiotic 95% Process SSI 8 - Percent of clean and clean-contaminated caesarean section patients with timely prophylactic antibiotic administration for C-Section 95% Process SSI 9 - Percent of clean and clean-contaminated surgical patients with pre-op wash with soap or antiseptic agent 95% Process SSI 10 - Percent of clean and clean-contaminated surgical patients with appropriate intra-op skin cleansing on intact skin 95% Process SSI 11 - Percent of clean and clean-contaminated adult surgical patients receiving 2 grams of Cefazolin as prophylactic antibiotic 95% Process SSI 12 - Percent of clean and clean-contaminated surgical patients receiving appropriate prophylactic antibiotic re- dosing 95% Process SSI 13 - Percent of clean and clean contaminated surgery patients with evidence of surgical site infection at the time of, or prior to discharge Reduce by 50% Outcome SSI 14 - Surgical Site Infection Pre-operative (Pre-op) Score 95% or higher Outcome SSI 15 - Surgical Site Infection Perioperative Score 95% or higher Outcome SSI 16 - Surgical Site Infection Postoperative (Post-op) Score 95% or higher Outcome SSI 17 - Surgical Site Infection Score 95% or higher Outcome Measures and definitions Types of Measures Safer Healthcare Now! (SHN) has two types of measures for each of the interventions process measures and outcome measures. Some interventions also have balancing measures and information measures. Below are examples of each. Outcome measures - answers whether the team is achieving what it is trying to accomplish and articulates the picture of success. For example, if the team wants to reduce falls it should measure the number of falls. Process measures - Processes which directly affect the outcome are measured to ensure that all key changes are being implemented to impact the outcome measure. For example, the delivery of timely prophylactic antibiotics to reduce surgical site infection. Balancing measures - answer the question whether improvements in one part of the system were made at the expense of other processes in other parts of the system. For example, in a project to reduce the average length of stay for a group of patients, the team should also monitor the percent of readmissions within 30 days for the same group. Information measures - collect general details relative to the intervention. SSI: Measurement Worksheets9/24/2020 8:15:19 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 13491https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResources/psm/Pages/Forms/UpdateData.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Patient Safety Metrics3112General Patient Safety;Healthcare HarmToolkits & Guides7/9/2015 6:19:21 AM The Patient Safety Metrics system is no longer available. This decision is the result of a shift in our measurement approach as we focus more on expert measurement consultation and coaching. To access and transfer your data from Patient Safety Metrics, to a location of your choice, please email the Central Measurement Team at info@cpsi-icsp.ca for information. For more information, please refer to a recording of our webinar held on this subject Measurement Now and Into the Future If you have any questions or require support, please feel free to contact us via email at info@cpsi-icsp.ca We would like to thank all of the teams who have contributed to Patient Safety Metrics and taken part in our quality improvement audits over the years. Frequently Asked Questions Patient Safety Metrics Safer Healthcare Now! Enrolment & Measurement9/24/2020 8:15:13 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 23695https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Home Care Safety3067Community Based Care;General Patient Safety;Improving Medication Safety;Healthcare HarmReports & Publications;Toolkits & Guides6/5/2014 8:48:12 PM With the release of the Safety at Home A Pan- Canadian Home Care Study (2013), the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) and the Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) worked with the research team to translate the knowledge acquired from the study into tools, resources and programs for the field. Click on the following links to access resources available to home care providers, clients and families, and policy makers. Resources for home care providers Resources for family caregivers and clients Resources for policy makers and academics​ Home Care SafetyWith the release of the Safety at Home: A Pan- Canadian Home Care Study (2013) , the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) and the9/24/2020 8:14:05 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 7089https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Engaging Patients in Patient Safety – a Canadian Guide3078General Patient SafetyToolkits & Guides;Reports & Publications4/25/2017 3:01:50 PMIn March 2021, Healthcare Excellence Canada launched, bringing together the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and Canadian Patient Safety Institute. This content can now be found on HEC’s new website. Check it out Engaging Patients in Patient Safety – a Canadian GuideIn March 2021, Healthcare Excellence Canada launched, bringing together the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and Canadian Patient6/29/2022 2:55:24 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 30000https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Learn how to use and store methadone safely3081Improving Medication SafetyTip Sheets;Toolkits & Guides3/24/2021 8:07:00 PM Methadone is an opioid used to help people with opioid dependence. Unlike other opioids, it stays in the body a long time, preventing cravings and the discomfort of withdrawal. Like all other medications, methadone must be taken safely. Seeking help for your opioid dependence is a wise and important step in your road to recovery. Click here to learn how to use and store methadone safely. This information is brought to you in partnership between ISMP Canada and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan's Opioid Agonist Therapy Program, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), the Saskatchewan Health Authority, Patients for Patient Safety Canada along with support from Canadian Patient Safety Institute. It has been reviewed by Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP), the Nurse Practitioner Association of Canada (NPAC), The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA). Visit ISMP Canada for additional resources. Learn how to use and store methadone safelyMethadone is an opioid used to help people with opioid dependence. Unlike other opioids, it stays in the body a long time, preventing cravings and3/24/2021 8:10:17 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 313https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Incident Analysis3089Healthcare HarmFrameworks;Reports & Publications4/19/2011 9:12:41 PMIn March 2021, Healthcare Excellence Canada launched, bringing together the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and Canadian Patient Safety Institute. This content can now be found on HEC’s new website. Check it out Incident AnalysisRoot Cause Analysis (RCA)6/28/2022 8:33:39 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 32518https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Ask the Right Questions about Your Medications for Kids3095Improving Medication SafetyTip Sheets5/12/2021 8:45:15 PM A new medication safety resource has been created to help children and youth learn what questions they should ask when they receive medication from their health team. To be an active partner in your health, you need the right information to use your medications safely. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) has teamed up with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP), and Patients for Patient Safety Canada (PFPSC), co-designed by children, caregivers, and providers to create a list of top questions to help children and their caregivers have a conversation about medications with their health team. Use these five questions when you're Attending a doctor's appointment (e.g., family physician or specialist, dentist, optometrist) Interacting with a community pharmacist Leaving the hospital to go home Visited by home care services Are you a provider? Use this implementation guide when talking to children and their caregivers and please share 5 Questions to Ask About My Medicine for kids with your patients! Visit ISMP Canada for additional resources and endorsements Click here for Additional resources For more information, contact medrec@ismp-canada.org. Ask the Right Questions about Your Medications for KidsA new medication safety resource has been created to help children and youth learn what questions they should ask when they receive medication from5/13/2021 2:05:37 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 290https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Are you Prescribing Safely?3100Improving Medication SafetyToolkits & Guides10/26/2018 7:49:02 PM Are you Prescribing Safely? Join the medication safety movement to assess your prescribing skills and help reduce medication errors. Building on the success of Prescribing Safely Canada pilot and participant feedback, the Royal College is pleased to offer new prescribing assessments in an engaging format for a limited time. About Prescribing Safely Canada – New accredited modules Short, thematic, case-based modules that focus on a full range of prescribing competencies Created for Canadian prescribers to address current hot topics Frail Client, Opioid Prescribing and Antibiotic Stewardship Available free of charge in both English and French, until April 2019 Participant can complete the online learning modules at a time of their choosing Participant will receive a certificate of completion, and can claim 0.5 hours of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Section 3 credits per module The Royal College is committed to supporting life-long learning and enhancement of skills and competencies. Authored and peer reviewed by clinicians, the Prescribing Safely Canada modules aim to address the everyday practice context. For a limited time only, take advantage of this accredited learning opportunity and participate today! Questions? Please get in touch at ppi@royalcollege.ca. Participate Today Are you Prescribing Safely?Are you Prescribing Safely? Join the medication safety movement to assess your prescribing skills and help reduce medication errors. Building on9/24/2020 8:13:03 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 1434https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Canadian Disclosure Guidelines3101General Patient SafetyToolkits & Guides;Reports & Publications4/18/2011 4:05:57 PMIn March 2021, Healthcare Excellence Canada launched, bringing together the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and Canadian Patient Safety Institute. This content can now be found on HEC’s new website. Check it out Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being open with patients and familiesIn March 2021, Healthcare Excellence Canada launched, bringing together the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and Canadian Patient6/29/2022 4:25:22 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 24910https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Research3107Reports & Publications7/1/2015 1:56:32 AM​​The Canadian Patient Safety Institute creates new conversations through papers and commissioned research. By increasing the scope and scale of patient safety research, CPSI is building capacity for quality research that will lead to significant health system improvements across the continuum of care. Access research results, find out what kind of student work we support, see research projects we’ve funded with our partners , and learn more about CPSI-commissioned research. ResearchResearch9/21/2020 1:45:48 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 14314https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Treating and Preventing Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS)3108Improving Medication SafetyToolkits & Guides;Tip Sheets3/24/2021 7:53:59 PMWhat is CHS? While cannabis is now legal in Canada, it can cause serious side effects in some people. People who have cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) experience ongoing nausea and stomach pain that may result in frequent vomiting and weight loss. Using cannabis at least once a week for more than a year is known to increase the risk of CHS. Check out this handout for more information about ways to treat and prevent CHS. This information is brought to you in partnership between the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP Canada), the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), Patients for Patient Safety Canada (PFPSC), Canadian Society of Pharmacists (CSHP) Ontario Branch, the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), Northwest Telepharmacy Solutions, South Riverdale Health Literacy Group and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. Visit ISMP Canada for additional resources. Treating and Preventing Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS)What is CHS? While cannabis is now legal in Canada, it can cause serious side effects in some people. People who have cannabinoid hyperemesis3/24/2021 8:03:23 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 978https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Buprenorphine/Naloxone for Opioid Use Disorder3113Improving Medication SafetyTip Sheets;Toolkits & Guides3/24/2021 8:22:00 PM Buprenorphine/naloxone contains an opioid used to treat opioid dependence. Unlike other opioids, it lasts longer in the body to help prevent cravings and discomfort of withdrawal. The risk of overdose is lower than with methadone, but buprenorphine/naloxone must still be taken properly to ensure patient safety. Seeking help for your opioid dependence is a wise and important step in your road to recovery. There are people who can help you to develop goals and who can support you along the way. Learn more information here. This information is brought to you in partnership between ISMP Canada and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan's Opioid Agonist Therapy Program, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), the Saskatchewan Health Authority, Patients for Patient Safety Canada along with support from Canadian Patient Safety Institute. It has been reviewed by Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP), the Nurse Practitioner Association of Canada (NPAC), The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA). Visit ISMP Canada for additional resources. Buprenorphine/Naloxone for Opioid Use DisorderBuprenorphine/naloxone contains an opioid used to treat opioid dependence. Unlike other opioids, it lasts longer in the body to help prevent cravings3/24/2021 8:26:57 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 340https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Leading Large Scale Change (Reference List)3115General Patient Safety;Improving CultureReports & Publications1/11/2016 10:57:34 PM​​​ Purpose The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of frameworks and strategies for leading large scale change. The intent is that this paper will provide the background for open discussion for the National Patient Safety Consortium. Research suggests that leaders who want wide scale change are more likely to be successful when an explicit model or theory of change is used. Click here to access Leading Large Scan Change (Reference List) Download Leading Large Scale Change (Reference List) Purpose The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of frameworks and strategies for leading large scale change.  The intent is9/24/2020 8:14:49 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 5753https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Patient Safety and the Hidden Curriculum3123General Patient Safety;Healthcare HarmReports & Publications11/12/2018 10:50:58 PM Have you reflected on, seen or felt the impact of unprofessional behaviour on safe patient care? In the complex health care environment within which we live today, safe health care demands constant active and collaborative efforts among healthcare providers, patients and families alike. Download Learn more about the Hidden Curriculum and what it takes to ensure the reliable delivery of safe healthcare What is the culture of patient safety? Shifting focus from reactionary measures to commitment and building a safe environment from get-go. Why do healthcare professionals need to commit to life-long learning? The critical role of learning through informal interactions and its impact on quality care. How does the workplace culture impact safe care? Strong leadership, teamwork and commitment to improvement play a pivotal part. Download Brought to you by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Patient Safety and the Hidden Curriculum Have you reflected on, seen or felt the impact of unprofessional b ehaviour   o n sa fe patient care?  In the complex health9/24/2020 8:15:11 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 1270https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Canada's Virtual Forum3220General Patient SafetyEvents7/12/2011 8:55:44 PM​​​​​​​​ Thank you to the more than 1,100 viewers from the nearly 600 sites in Canada and 6 countries around the world that made Canada's Virtual Forum on Patient Safety & Quality Improvement a huge success! If you weren't able to watch live, or if you want to watch anything again, click here to access the archives and watch recordings of each of our sessions. Make use of these recordings during your in-services and as part of your local education sessions. 2015 Archive​s We would like to hear from you To help us plan for future events, we'd like to have your feedback. Please tell us what went well or what we could do better by completing our survey. Questions or comments? Contact CPSI Communications at info@cpsi-icsp.ca.Canada’s Virtual Forum on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Thank you to the more than 1,100 viewers from the nearly 600 sites in Canada and 6 countries around the world that made Canada's Virtual9/24/2020 8:05:32 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 13956https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/EventshtmlTrueaspx
Improvement Frameworks Getting Started Kit3068General Patient Safety;Healthcare HarmToolkits & Guides;Frameworks11/24/2011 4:21:24 PM12/2/2015 7:00:00 AM​​​​The Improvement Frameworks Getting Started Kit is intended to serve as a common document appended to the Safer Healthcare Now! Getting Started Kits. The goal is to help provide a consistent way for teams and individuals to approach the challenge of making changes that result in improvements. Download Improvement Frameworks Getting Started KitThe Improvement Frameworks Getting Started Kit is intended to serve as a common document appended to the Safer Healthcare Now! Getting Started9/24/2020 8:14:36 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 11812https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Patient Safety and Incident Management Toolkit3069General Patient Safety;Improving Medication Safety;Healthcare HarmToolkits & Guides12/18/2014 8:28:40 PMIn March 2021, Healthcare Excellence Canada launched, bringing together the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and Canadian Patient Safety Institute. This content can now be found on HEC’s new website. Check it out Patient Safety and Incident Management ToolkitIn March 2021, Healthcare Excellence Canada launched, bringing together the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and Canadian Patient6/22/2022 2:51:42 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 26173https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
The Safety Competencies Framework3072General Patient Safety;Healthcare HarmReports & Publications;Frameworks4/14/2009 11:53:32 PMSafety Competencies Framework Educating healthcare providers about patient safety and enabling them to use the tools and knowledge to build and maintain a safe system is fundamental to creating a culture of safety across the spectrum of care. The 2020 Safety Competencies Framework (2nd Edition) is a simple, powerful and flexible framework that includes enabling competencies that can be adopted and adapted by diverse healthcare programs to design curricula to teach safety and quality for any sector or healthcare program. It can also be a valuable resource to policy makers, regulators and accreditors to guide system change. The Six Domains support moving patient safety evidence into action and has strengthened its content with advancements in collective knowledge that include patient/family partnership, leadership, quality improvement and cultural competency concepts. Safety Competencies Framework Domains Domain 1 Patient Safety Culture Patient safety culture improvement involves recognizing the importance of ongoing collaboration and the commitment to advocate for change. Domain 2 Teamwork High-performing interprofessional teams demonstrate capabilities and competencies that are essential to efficient, effective, and safe collaborative practice. Domain 3 Communication Effective communication is beneficial to patients and healthcare providers, builds trust, and is a precondition of obtaining patient consent. Domain 4 Safety, Risk, and Quality Improvement Healthcare providers collect and monitor performance data to assess risk and improve outcomes. Domain 5 Optimize Human and System Factors Optimizing the human and environmental factors that support the achievement of best human performance is an essential safety competency for all healthcare providers. Domain 6 Recognize, Respond to and Disclose Patient Safety Incidents Open, honest, and empathetic disclosure and appropriate apologies benefit patients and families, health providers, and their organizations. The Safety CompetenciesThe Safety Competencies: Message from the CEO12/3/2020 4:19:06 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 58061https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Suicide Risk3073Mental Health;Healthcare HarmToolkits & Guides;Reports & Publications4/21/2011 4:02:20 AMThe Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) has partnered with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) to help healthcare workers and organizations select and compare available suicide risk assessment tools in Canada. For every death by suicide, 15-30 people are profoundly affected - this toolkit can help inform and strengthen the suicide risk assessment process. The Suicide Risk Assessment Toolkit seeks to provide a high-level overview of what to consider when using suicide risk assessment tools, along with a non-exhaustive list of available Canadian and international tools, and their characteristics. It is designed to be a quick, informative guide for healthcare workers and organizations interested in selecting and comparing such tools. The process of assessing suicide risk is complex. While assessment tools play an important role, they should be used to inform, not replace, clinical judgment. Use this toolkit, developed by CPSI and MHCC, to help you select/compare tools to complement the suicide risk assessment process. Download Toolkit (publication January 26, 2021) For a more comprehensive guide to suicide risk assessment, including the role of healthcare workers and organizations, see Suicide Risk Assessment Guide A Resource for Health Care Organizations. Download Guide (publication 2011) We acknowledge the need to have suicide risk assessment tools that are truly inclusive and are based on principles of equity and diversity. We encourage you to seek out opportunities to engage with diverse peoples, including First Nations, Inuit, Métis, people who identify as 2SLQBTQ+, and immigrant, refugee, ethnocultural and racialized groups in order to understand and respond to their specific needs. Sponsored by The Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Production of this toolkit has been made possible through a financial contribution from Health Canada. Suicide Risk Assessment - Toolkit and GuideThe Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) has partnered with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) to help healthcare workers and2/4/2021 5:47:10 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 16850https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Report on the Integration of the Safety Competencies Framework3075General Patient Safety;Healthcare Harm;Improving CultureFrameworks;Reports & Publications9/12/2017 7:58:51 PM CPSI is pleased to present a comprehensive new report on the integration and impact of the Safety Competencies Framework (SCF) originally launched in 2008 in partnership with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The framework has been one of the most downloaded documents on the CPSI website, consistently since its launch. Almost 10 years after the launch, this report examines the historical background of the SCF while providing a rationale for the development of the competencies, mapping of the competencies to integrate patient safety content in training programs. The report outlines the successes and challenges in the uptake of the competencies and includes a provocative call to action for educators. Several key findings were determined through interviews done with a select group of stakeholders familiar with the SCF and this feedback provided better understanding of the value of the competencies to organizations and professional bodies. As we look towards renewing the SCF to address feedback received, it is clear that despite the successes and challenges, we must shift our attention away from the "what" to focus on the "how" of integrating safety competencies in the curricula of health professionals on a more consistent basis. Download Report on the Integration of the Safety Competencies FrameworkCPSI is pleased to present a comprehensive new report on the integration and impact of the Safety Competencies Framework (SCF)9/24/2020 8:15:57 AMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 4586https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
MedError.ca3082Partnering with Patients;Patient & Family Resources;Improving Medication Safety;General Patient SafetyPatient and Family Resource10/26/2020 4:10:45 PM Medication errors cause harm to Canadians. Preventing such harm requires an understanding of where and why the medication safety system has failed, and the perspective of consumers is needed to advance this understanding. By sharing the learning from medication errors, consumers and providers can meaningfully work together to improve medication safety in Canada. 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. Anyone can report and with the growing numbers of Canadians who take prescription and non-prescription medications in the community, it is important to understand and learn from the public. Whether it is a suspected medication error or medication reaction, the website provides a quick and easy way to provide valuable insight that contributes to patient safety improvement. Access Now Mederror.caMedication errors cause harm to Canadians. Preventing such harm requires an understanding of where and why the medication safety system has failed,11/3/2020 3:46:35 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 1982https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Medication Safety at Care Transitions Safety Improvement Project Learning Collaborative3083Improving Medication SafetyToolkits & Guides1/15/2019 9:35:30 PMWhat is Medication Safety? Medications are the most common treatment intervention used in healthcare around the world. When used safely and appropriately, they contribute to significant improvements in the health and well-being of patients. Medication safety is defined as freedom from preventable harm with medication use (ISMP Canada, 2007). Medication safety issues can impact health outcomes, length of stay in a healthcare facility, readmission rates, and overall costs to Canada's healthcare system. Medication Safety at Care Transitions Safety Improvement Project – An 18-month learning collaborative The Canadian Patient Safety Institute launched its Medication Safety- Safety Improvement Project in April 2019. This learning collaborative approach was delivered by expert faculty and coaches, with mentoring provided over 18 months. Participating teams learned and applied strategies to decrease readmissions related to medication safety issues at discharge among frail patients. Participant Learned To identify Frail clients who are at risk for medication safety issues, How to apply new processes for medication management at discharge, How to utilize Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science techniques to successfully implement and sustain new evidence-based practices for medication safety at transitions, To share key learnings and challenges, and networking with colleagues across Canada, Accessing, sharing and adopting advanced patient safety knowledge, tools, and resources within a learning network, Improving the team's approach to patient safety while taking action to deliver safer care. If you didn't have an opportunity to participate in the implementation collaborative, you can still access free resources below Get Started Kit 5 Questions to Ask About Your Medications Medication Reconciliation Measures Medication Reconciliation ResourcesMedication Safety at Care Transitions: Safety Improvement ProjectWhat is Medication Safety? Medications are the most common treatment intervention used in healthcare around the world. When used safely and2/10/2021 8:16:16 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 5973https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Safety Improvement Projects3084General Patient Safety;Improving Medication Safety;Community Based Care;Healthcare HarmFrameworks9/14/2018 2:50:29 PM The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) held 4 Safety Improvement Projects in 2018/2019. Thirty teams from across Canada participated in the Safety Improvement Project Learning Collaborative with a lifecycle of 18 months. A brief description of each project is provided below Teamwork and Communication focused on improving patient safety culture and positive patient outcomes. Medication Safety at Care Transitions focused on improving medication safety at discharge for frail, elderly patients with poly-morbidity. Enhanced Recovery Canada focused on improving outcomes and system efficiencies for colorectal surgery patients. Measurement and Monitoring of Safety focused on creating a culture of safety and reducing harm in organizations. The Safety Improvement Projects concluded with a virtual congress on October 28th and 29th 2020. Please see the short Highlights video (422). If you have any questions, please email SafetyImprovementProjects@cpsi-icsp.ca Safety Improvement Projects The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) held 4 Safety Improvement Projects in 2018/2019. Thirty teams from across Canada participated in the2/11/2021 5:55:44 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 7850https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
Effective Governance for Quality and Patient Safety3087General Patient Safety;PolicyToolkits & Guides2/23/2010 10:49:46 PM ​​Effective Governance for Quality and Patient Safety A Toolkit for Healthcare Board Members and Senior Leaders Safe patient care happens when healthcare service delivery organizations are functioning at the highest levels. Governing boards and senior leaders of healthcare organizations can ensure effective governance and meet their legal responsibilities with the Effective Governance for Quality and Patient Safety Toolkit. This toolkit teaches healthcare board members, senior executives, and physician leaders across Canada about the tools available to support organizational efforts in improving quality and patient safety. Commissioned research led by Dr. G. Ross Baker (2010), Effective Governance for Quality and Patient Safety in Canadian Healthcare Organizations, identified a number of interdependent drivers that enable boards to fulfill their responsibilities for quality and patient safety. ​​ The resources in this toolkit are organized around each of the key drivers and include Principles of each driver Tools and recommended reading Stories and examples from healthcare organizations Use this toolkit to strengthen your organization’s performance and to promote and advance safer care. This symbol, used throughout the toolkit, denotes Canadian references and examples. The Effective Governance for Quality and Patient Safety Toolkit was revised in 2015. Effective Governance for Quality and Patient SafetyEffective Governance for Quality and Patient Safety: A Toolkit for Healthcare Board Members and Senior Leaders1/13/2022 9:10:10 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 18393https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx
A Policy Framework for Patient Safety in Canada3088General Patient Safety;Government Relations;PolicyFrameworks;Reports & Publications11/29/2019 5:15:21 PM Patient Safety Right Now, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s (CPSI) 2018-2023 strategy defines a vision that “Canada has the safest healthcare in the world.” CPSI’s mission is “to inspire and advance a culture committed to sustained improvement for safer healthcare.” CPSI develops system-wide strategies to ensure safe healthcare in two ways by demonstrating what works to improve safe care in Canada, and by strengthening commitment to patient safety priorities among all healthcare stakeholders. It has, however, become clear that not only are more robust commitments required to advance patient safety in Canada, but health systems need additional evidence and support to complete end-to-end patient safety improvements and to measure and sustain results. To this end, CPSI drafted the Strengthening Commitment for Improvement Together A Policy Framework for Patient Safety (Figure 1) to stimulate conversation and action on the following policy levers legislation, regulations, standards, organizational policies and public engagement. Policy Levers Figure 1 Policy Framework for Patient Safety in Canada Moving the needle on patient safety in Canada requires an overall shift in culture, values and expectations at all levels of the health system and the active engagement of various policy actors. CPSI recommends that the Policy Framework be used as a conceptual guide to implement and evaluate the policy levers and to systematically share what we have learned with others. The next steps in Canada are clear. People in Canada need policies that support patient safety, be it at the level of health care organizations, or by governments. These policies must incorporate patient safety competencies and adhere to accreditation standards that promote safe care. Whether you are a policy maker, healthcare leader, administrator, provider, or member of the public, you can help us achieve our goal. Download Executive Summary A Policy Framework for Patient Safety in CanadaPatient Safety Right Now, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s (CPSI) 2018-2023 strategy defines a vision that “Canada has the safest healthcare9/29/2020 6:20:02 PMInfection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Videos Patient and Family: Useful Links Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI): Getting Started Kit 5533https://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResourceshtmlTrueaspx