This virtual workshop will provide participants with background theory and hands-on practice in using a multi-incident analysis to analyze a group of medication incidents that share a common topic on day 1 and introduce a novel tool called the Medication Safety Culture Indicator Matrix (MedSCIM) on day 2.
Multi-Incident Analysis – Analyzing medication incidents one group at a time
This workshop presents the key concepts for conducting a multi-incident analysis – a technique designed to maximize efficiency by analyzing a group of medication incidents sharing a common topic. Participants will learn a stepwise process for conducting a multi-incident analysis, and situations where this methodology is most beneficial. You will have the opportunity for hands-on practice under the guidance of ISMP Canada experts. A variety of reference documents and supporting tools will be provided, enabling you to confidently analyze your facility’s medication incidents.
Medication Safety Culture Assessment – A Novel Approach for Measuring Patient Safety Culture
This workshop teaches participants how to use medication incident reporting as an indicator to monitor patient safety culture within their organization. These concepts will be integrated to introduce a novel tool called the Medication Safety Culture Indicator Matrix (MedSCIM). You will have the opportunity for hands-on practice to learn how to use Medication Safety Culture Assessment under the guidance of ISMP Canada experts. A variety of reference documents and supporting tools will be provided, enabling you to confidently use Medication Safety Culture Assessment to support a positive patient safety culture.
Audience: Patient safety officers, medication safety officers, paramedics, risk managers, pharmacy directors/managers, clinical leader managers or unit managers, and other health care professionals seeking to enhance their ability to act on medication incident reports.
Workshop Level: Intermediate