IHI Open School logo on graphic of computerThe Patient Safety Learning Series of virtual presentations opens today.

Webinars offer insight into patient safety

The Patient Safety Learning Series of virtual presentations opens today — Monday, Nov. 2 — with nursing professor Debbie Rickeard discussing “Preventing Failure to Rescue: Identifying Clinical Deterioration.”

The webinar is free and open to everyone with an interest in patient safety, including students at all levels, graduates, faculty, staff, and individuals outside the University. It begins at 1 p.m. and will cover the causes of deterioration, importance of early identification, and tips to improve your practice.

The link to the event in Microsoft Teams will be sent only to those who have registered in advance.

Offered by the University of Windsor chapter of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School for Health Professionals, the series continues with:

  • Personal Protective Equipment Fashion Show
    Friday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    The University of Windsor nursing peer mentors will reinforce the importance of proper selection and use of PPE in the acute care setting and in the community.
  • Student Nurse Medication Incident Reporting – Does it Really Matter? Implications for the Interdisciplinary Team
    Monday, Nov. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Nursing faculty members Michelle Freeman, Susan Dennison, and Natalie Giannotti will discuss the rationale for reporting medication incidents, how to report efficiently and effectively, and the impact on the safety of patients and providers.

Registration for any of three events is available at https://uwindsor.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_72nvkzkA52cPZmB.

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