2008 Patient Safety Symposium - Communication is Key

Sickkids Hospital's 4rth Annual Partners in Pediatric Patient Safety Symposium organized by Dr Anne Matlow and Polly Stevens on June 11 offers much to anyone interested in effective patient and family and staff partnership. The Sasha Bella Fund is thrilled to support the collective work of the patient safety committees. Registration deadline is May 16, cost is $150 (some bursaries available) and here is the exciting list of speakers.

COMMUNICATION IS KEY!

7:15 am Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am WELCOME Mary Jo Haddad, CEO The Hospital for Sick Children

8:05 am HEALTHIER CHILDREN. A BETTER WORLD: USING COMMUNICATIONS TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF CHILDREN IN THE THIRD WORLD Gord Martineau CityTV, Toronto

9:00 am COMMUNICATION FOR INFECTION CONTROL: THE WORDS WE USE Anne Matlow, MD SickKids

9:45 am Break

COMMUNICATING BETTER WITH OTHER PROVIDERS

10:15 am THE IMPACT ON TEAMWORK Lorelei Lingard, PhD SickKids Learning Institute

11:15 am THE IMPACT OF USING STANDARDIZED COMMUNICATION TOOLS (SBAR) FOR PATIENT SAFETY Karima Velji, RN, PhD Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm WE NEED TO TALK: SAFETY AND COMMUNICATION Robert Buckman, MB, PhD Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto. Toronto Book author, “How to Break Bad News”

2:00 pm I AM THE VOICE OF MY CHILD Elaine Tal-El, MA A.V. Israel

2:30 pm “WHO” ARE WE? LEARNING FROM THE LIVED EXPERIENCE Katarina Stanisic, RN, BN Toronto Rehabilitation Institute WHO, World Alliance for Patient Safety

3:00pm QUALITY / PATIENT SAFETY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AND PRESENTATION

3:15 pm FAMILIES AS PARTNERS IN PATIENT SAFETY AWARD AND PRESENTATION

3:30 pm WRAP-UP AND CONCLUDING REMARKS

Speaker Biographies:

Robert Buckman, MB, PhD, FRCPC Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto Book author, “How to Break Bad News”

Lorelei Lingard, PhD Associate Professor & Scientist, University of Toronto SickKids Learning Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Gord Martineau Anchor, "CityNews at Six", CityTV 2007 Gemini Award, Best News Anchor; 2007 Radio and Television News Directors' Lifetime Achievement Award

Anne Matlow, MD, FRCPC Director, Infection Prevention and Control Medical Director, Patient Safety The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Katarina Stanisic, RN, BN Patient Safety Officer Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto World Health Organization, World Alliance for Patient Safety, Patient Safety Champion

Elaine Tal-El, MA Chief Executive, Auditory-Verbal Israel, Jerusalem, Israel Parent

Karima Velji, RN, PhD Vice President, Patient Care and Chief Nursing Executive Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto

Download or View 2008 Sickkids Hospital Patient Safety Symposium Brochure (PDF, 107KB)

1 comment:

  1. Looks like a great lineup.

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