This is the second webinar in our Medication safety educational series.
Facilitated by former SCV staff consumer lead Belinda MacLeod-Smith, this session will cover:
why the patient voice is critical during patient care and explain ways to involve patients in their care
the importance of continuous quality improvement processes including the reporting of errors and near misses as it pertains to a safety culture
why collaboration and communication are key factors in reducing preventable harm from medications.
Melissa Sheldrick, Patient and Family Advisor from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada will present on the importance of medication safety throughout the dispensing process, from the point of view of a patient.
Toni Howell, Medication Safety and Strategy Pharmacist, St Vincent’s Health
Mary O’Reilly, Medical Director of Quality and Patient Safety, Austin Health
Wendy Ewing, Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Quality, Monash Health
Wendy Benson, Consumer Representative, SCV
Medication safety educational series
These webinars are interactive sessions to help healthcare professionals:
raise the profile of medicines safety issues relating to high-risk medicines and high-risk settings