When it comes to patient safety, there are many topics to explore, discuss—and most importantly, take action on. Better patient safety doesn't just happen; we all have a role in
making it happen. While it's impossible to address every aspect of patient safety at once, tackling the various topics one at a time and creating change in each area can make a tremendous difference to the safety of patients.
The topics on this website cover four priority areas of patient safety:
At CPSI, we believe that focusing on these four areas will lead to accelerated improvement in patient safety in the Canadian healthcare system.
You can view topics by category or in alphabetical order. Use the list to find topics you're interested in, and click the topic to see information, resources, and tools you can put into practice to identify, prevent, and learn from patient safety incidents. Get started today!
Choose a type of Topic
Community Based Care
General Patient Safety
Improving Medication Safety
Infection Prevention ＆ Control (IPAC)
Partnering with Patients
Patient ＆ Family Resources
Psychological Safety for Healthcare Workers
Surgical Care Safety