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Webinar
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Safer Care Victoria (SCV), Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada 

Date & Time
-
Location

Online

Cost
Free
Description

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

Facilitated by SCV's Manager, Older People Brett Morris, this session will cover medication safety in:

Residential aged care

  • Goals and activities of the Strengthening Medication Safety in Long-Term Care initiative that was launched by ISMP Canada to help address the inquiry recommendations.
  • Enablers of quality improvement in long-term care settings. 
  • Three key findings of the Ontario Long-Term Care Public Inquiry Report.

Transitions of care

•    Who is at risk for preventable harm during transitions of care.  
•    Examples of how harm occurs at transitions of care.
•    Three strategies for improving medication safety at transitions of care.

Who should attend?

Pharmacists, quality/risk managers, clinicians, allied health practitioners, nursing and aged care staff.

Presenters

From the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada:

  • Carolyn Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer 
  • Alice Watt, Senior Medication Safety Specialist
  • Dr Michael Hamilton, Physician Lead and Medical Safety Officer

Panel members

Residential aged care

  • Prof Simon Bell, NHMRC Dementia Leadership Fellow. Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University 
  • Neil Petrie, Consultant Pharmacist, PRN Consulting 
  • Amelia Crabtree, Geriatrician, Alfred Health. Clinical Lead, Older People, SCV

Transitions of care 

  • A/Prof Rohan Elliott, Senior Pharmacist, Austin Health; Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University
  • Brigid Mcinerney, Assistant Deputy Director of Pharmacy, Monash Health. PhD Candidate, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University
  • Helen Maxwell-Wright, Consumer, 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
  • 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: 04 May 2022