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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 and to reach us. Email

Mar 15, 2013

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In this episode Dr Ward Flemons discusses six patient safety principles that define the basic requirements for safe healthcare and guide the management of both safety and quality in healthcare through the development of a "healthcare culture of safety". 
After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:
  • List the six principles that guide the management of safety and quality in healthcare
  • Describe each principle in detail
  • Apply the principles to real life scenarios

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