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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

Apr 10, 2014

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In this episode Margot Harvie discusses the importance of analyzing patient safety events from a systems view, and explores the relevance of teaching healthcare professionals to think about patient safety from this broader point of view.
After listening to this podcast, listeners will be able to: 
  • List the five levels that need to be considered when conducting a patient safety review
  • Explain the importance of using a methodology for completing patient safety reviews
  • Describe which healthcare workers could benefit from training in investigating and managing patient safety events

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