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Webinar
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Safer Care Victoria, Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada

Date & Time
-
Location

Online

Cost
Free
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Description

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

Facilitated by Chief Medical Officer Prof Andrew Wilson, this session will cover:

  • recent interest/current work in analgesic stewardship in several healthcare settings
  • analgesic stewardship strategies that may be considered across various levels and sectors in healthcare
  • strategies for ensuring patients are appropriately educated about their analgesics.

Presenters

From the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada:

  • Carolyn Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer
  • Sylvia Hyland, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 
  • Dr Mike Hamilton, Physician Lead and Medical Safety Officer 
  • Alice Watt, Senior Medication Safety Specialist

Panel members

  • Thuy Bui, Analgesic Stewardship Pharmacist, Alfred Health
  • Prof David Scott, Director, Department of Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, St Vincent’s Health and   Professor, Department of Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine, University of Melbourne
  • Prof Malcolm Hogg, Head of Pain Services, Melbourne Health, Staff Specialist, Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

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: 15 Mar 2022