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Safer Care Victoria, Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada 

Date & Time
-
Cost
Free
Description

This is the sixth webinar in our Medication safety educational series.

This session will cover:

  • understanding the unique characteristics and safety challenges of medication use in paediatrics 
  • identifying three paediatric-related medication use concerns when transitioning from inpatient care to the community 
  • describing strategies for triaging and analysing paediatric prescriptions to ensure safe and appropriate dispensing. 

Presenter: ISMP Canada

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada will present on paediatric patients who, due to various patient and system-level factors, are at a greater risk of experiencing adverse events not only in but outside of hospitals as well. Understanding where and how medication incidents can occur is key to improving medication safety in this vulnerable population. This presentation will discuss important safety considerations for when paediatric patients transition back home and to the care of their community pharmacy. 

Panel members

  • Facilitator: Ed Oakley, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Safer Care Victoria and Emergency Physician - Royal Children’s Hospital 
  • Jenny Lewis, Pharmacist, Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Vineeth Rajan, Paediatric Ambulatory Services Team Leader, Monash Children’s Hospital
  • Nadine Stacey, Team Leader, Quality, Royal Children’s Hospital

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
  • hear and learn from the experiences of others
  • identify and address system vulnerabilities.

More information

Email: david.x.king@safercare.vic.gov.au
 

Page last updated: 13 May 2022