Education Events
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Upcoming ISMP Canada Events:

Workshops Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13, 2015

Request a workshop for your organization

ISMP Canada provides educational sessions and workshops for various organizations across the country. The topic of the workshop and presentation content can be tailored to suit the needs of the organization and the participants in attendance. A list of education events offered by ISMP Canada can be found below. For more information, please contact ISMP Canada with your request for a particular workshop for your organization.

Webinar:

A webinar is a seminar presented over the World Wide Web (Web + seminar = webinar) and viewed with a computer with an Internet connection. Since webinars consist of both visual and audio information a telephone is also required. There may be one or more speakers providing comments and answering questions during the presentation. Past webinars | Webinar ready? Test your computer.

BPMH Training for Pharmacy Technicians Workshop:

Understanding the hospital pharmacy technician's role in the medication reconciliation process.

This one-day workshop is designed to provide hospital pharmacy technicians with an overview of medication reconciliation.

There will be a specific focus on the importance of the Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) within the medication reconciliation process and participants will learn how to conduct a BPMH interview and document the necessary components of a BPMH.

Medication Safety Culture Indicator Matrix (MedSCIM) Workshop:

This workshop teaches participants how to use medication incident reporting as an indicator to monitor patient safety culture within their organization. Participants will learn fundamental principles of medication incident reporting and patient safety culture. These concepts will be integrated to introduce a novel tool called the Medication Safety Cultural Indicator Matrix (MedSCIM), which was developed to measure patient safety culture in healthcare settings. This interactive workshop uses hands-on activities to teach participants how to use MedSCIM. By the end of the workshop, participants will become confident using MedSCIM to support a positive patient safety culture.

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Workshop:

Organizations interested in minimizing the risk of adverse or unintended events often conduct an FMEA. FMEA is a team-based systematic and proactive approach for identifying ways that a process or design can fail, why it might fail, and how it can be made safer. In the context of healthcare, FMEA first strives to eliminate potential failures before they occur and then to keep the failure from reaching the patient.

Multi-Incident Analysis Workshop:

This one day interactive workshop presents the key concepts for conducting a multi-incident (aggregate) analysis, an approach that maximizes efficiency by analyzing a group of medication incidents that share a common topic. During this interactive workshop, participants will learn the step-wise process of conducting a multi-incident analysis, and situations where this methodology is most beneficial. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to describe the steps of the multi-incident analysis methodology and apply the step-wise approach and begin conducting analysis of small groups of medication incidents.

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Workshop:

RCA is a comprehensive, systematic approach to retrospective analysis of adverse events. The goals of RCA are to determine what happened, why it happened, and what can be done to reduce the likelihood of a recurrence.

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