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​​​ Archive: September 15, 2016

Objective:

At the end of the session patient/ family/ advisors/ champions as well as health providers/ leaders/ authorities will leave with at least one practical idea to advance patient engagement in medication safety as a result of their increased understanding of:

  • the role and responsibilities of patients/ families in medication safety
  • different approaches to patient engagement in medication safety
  • influencing factors (e.g. health literacy, culture, organizational and public policy)
  • supporting resources and leading practices 

Resources:

 

   (Available in English only)

Speakers and moderator:

      

  • Helen Haskell – President, Mothers Against Medical Error and Consumers Advancing Patient Safety; Steering Group, World Health Organization Global Patient Safety Challenge on Medication Safety
  • Johanna Trimble – Patient Champion, Patients for Patient Safety Canada and Patient Voices Network British Columbia
  • Maryann Murray –Patient Champion, Patients for Patient Safety Canada; Patients and Public Workgroup, WHO Global Patient Safety Challenge on Medication Safety
  • ​Theresa Malloy-Miller (moderator) - Patient Champion, Patients for Patient Safety Canada

Designed by patient/family champions for champions this interactive webinar is offered by the World Health Organization Patients for Patient Safety Programme in partnership with Patients for Patient Safety Canada. For this session the term patient safety champion includes any individual that volunteers as a patient/family representative in programs, groups, networks and/or organizations working to improve quality and safety in healthcare. The session is designed to allow for conversation among participants, so be prepared to contribute to the dialogue verbally or via chat. The slides, recording and a summary of ideas presented will be publicly available after the session he​re.

For more information contact patients@cpsi-icsp.ca.