Julie Langlois is an Accreditation Specialist for Accreditation Canada. She is responsible for the delivery of accreditation services to Ontario Hospitals, Public Health Units, Pharmacies, Emergency Medical Services, Infusion clinics and Trauma Distinction.
She has had a varied career that has extended across Canada. She has held positions that ranged from general duty nurse, to manager to educator. She has worked in perioperative nursing, urology, labour and delivery, primary care, and education in a university setting. Her PhD thesis work focused on patient safety and healthcare providers within a rural hospital setting
Vision for patient safety in Canada:
My vision is that person centred care is an essential compound of patient safety programs in all health organizations across the care continuum.
Vision for patient safety education in Canada:
Patient Safety is fully integrated into all healthcare educational programs with a multidisciplinary approach.