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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

Nov 13, 2015

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In this episode Marlene Donahue talks about simulation and the growing interest and demand for healthcare applications.
 
After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:
1) Look at the evolution of simulation into healthcare,
2) Explore the diversity of applications and uses...


Oct 15, 2015

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In this episode Dr. Jessica Simon describes Advance Care Planning as a novel social process.

After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:

  • Understand the term "Advance Care Planning" and its 5 elements 
  • Recognize the harms and benefits in Advance Care Planning
  • Learn about national and...


Sep 3, 2015

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In this episode Dr. Sam Gharbi describes patient handover as a major issue in patient safety.  

After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:

  • Understand the problems around patient handovers
  • Evaluate a need for a structured handover process
  • Know the benefits and features of the...


Jun 5, 2015

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In this episode Dr. Liane Ginsburg updates our thinking about patient safety culture and patient safety climate.  

After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:

  • Differentiate between patient safety culture and patient safety climate 
  • Understand the barriers to strong and positive...


May 7, 2015

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In this episode Dr. Wes Jackson gives a detailed description of the online CKD clinical pathway.
 
After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:
  • Recognize the criteria for Chronic Kidney Disease targeted testing
  • Identify the tests that should be ordered
  • Know how to diagnose, manage...