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2/21/2013 5:00 PM

​​Intensive workshop designed by physicians, for physicians

The Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada are co-sponsoring ASPIRE, a four-day workshop designed by physicians, for physicians to promote patient safety in residency education. The Advancing Safety for Patients in Residency Education (ASPIRE) workshop will take place April 14 to18, 2013 in at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ottawa, Ontario.  

The program is targeted to medical educators in speciality and family medicine.  It will focus on patient safety topics relevant to helping residents acquire entry to practice abilities. At the end of the workshop, participants go away with an education plan for their institution. In addition, they will be equipped to serve as instructors, faculty resources and champions for the dissemination of patient safety curricula throughout their post-graduate educational program.

A host of dynamic speakers will deliver sessions on patient safety including competencies, teamwork and communications, human factors, patient safety incidents, risk management, resources and much more.  Click here to download the program.

Participants will receive a copy of Educational Design: A CanMEDS Guide for Health Professions, a     how-to guide for creating education programs and the Patient Safety Education Program – Canada (PSEP – Canada) curriculum that includes core patient safety content and effective teaching approaches based on adult learning principles. 

Don’t miss this patient safety focused learning event!  The registration fee for the four-day workshop is $1500; register before February 25th to take advantage of early bird savings.  Participants will qualify for ASPIRE certification and Royal College Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits on completion of the program.  

To register, visit The workshop is offered in English only.