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

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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.


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.

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Page last updated: 04 May 2022