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W21C Patient Safety Podcast

This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit www.patientsafetypodcast.ca and www.w21c.org to reach us. Email w21cedu@ucalgary.ca

Jun 21, 2013

In this episode Dr Christopher Pysyk discusses the importance of determining perioperative mortality rates in common surgical procedures.
 
After hearing this podcast listeners will be able to:
 
  • List the four key principles supporting establishment of perioperative mortality rates
  • Describe the importance...


Jun 7, 2013

In this episode Dr Maria Santana discusses the use of patient-reported outcomes measures in clinical practice as a means of enhancing patient safety.
 
After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:
  • Define PROMs
  • Explain how the use of PROMs can enhance patient safety
  • Consider areas in healthcare where PROMs...