Multi-Incident Analysis and Medication Safety Culture Assessment

A Live Facilitated Virtual Workshop for Health Care Professionals

December 1 & 2, 2022

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Summary

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.

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If you would like ISMP Canada to arrange a virtual education workshop for your organization, please email us at education@ismpcanada.ca.

Abstract

Day 1:
Multi-Incident Analysis – Analyzing medication incidents one group at a time

Program Abstract:
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.

Day 2:
Medication Safety Culture Assessment – A Novel Approach for Measuring Patient Safety Culture

Program Abstract:
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

Schedule

  • Day 1: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
  • Day 2: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Day 1: Multi-Incident Analysis

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how Multi-Incident Analysis complements other medication incident analysis strategies
  • Describe the steps of the Multi-Incident Analysis process
  • Apply the step-wise Multi-Incident Analysis approach in conducting an analysis on a small group of incidents

Day 2: Medication Safety Culture Assessment

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of patient safety culture
  • Understand how analysis of medication incidents “by the numbers” can be misleading
  • Understand the difference between quantitative and qualitative analysis of medication incidents
  • Be able to use the Medication Safety Culture Indicator Matrix (MedSCIM) to assess organizational patient safety culture

Equipment/Materials

To attend a virtual workshop, you will need the following:

  • Computer with internet connection, speakers, webcam and microphone
  • Computer printer, if available but not required

Materials that will be provided to you electronically are:

  • Workshop handouts
  • Workshop references
  • Workshop cases (for hands-on practice)
  • Certificate of Completion will be provided to the participant within 14 days of workshop

Registration: December 1 & 2, 2022

If require another method of payment or any assistance, please contact education@ismpcanada.ca

Cancellation Policy:

  • Notice of all cancellations must be provided in writing at least 21 days prior to the event. A $75 administration fee will apply to all refunds. There are no refunds for registrants who cancel after the cancellation deadline.
  • Registrants may postpone attendance to a future workshop however a $75 administration fee will apply if notice of postponement is received less than 21 days prior to the event.
  • ISMP Canada reserves the right to cancel or reschedule workshops. In the event of a cancellation, fees paid will be credited towards a future workshop, or fully refunded.