Patient safety

Patients for Patient Safety (PFPS) Webinars

PFPS webinars archive

PFPS hosted a series of open webinars that started in December 2013. These free technical webinars are for anyone interested in patient engagement and patient safety improvement.

Webinar 1 - The MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus) Epidemic: Call to Action

Date: 11 December 2013
Lecturer: Jeanine Thomas
Summary: This webinar discuss how to help prevent a MRSA infection and how patients can become an advocate in their community.
Webinar in English

Webinar 2 - Medication Safety from the patient perspective / Medication Segura: mi rol en tanto que paciente

Date: 14 January 2014
Lecturer:Evangelina Vazquez, Juana Velazquez and Sandra Rivera
Summary: This webinar provides an overview of the importance of use medicines in a safely manner and how patients can contribute to avoid drug adverse events. / Este seminario ofrece una visión general sobre la importancia que tiene la administración segura de medicamentos, pero también la manera en que el paciente puede contribuir para evitar los eventos adversos asociados al uso de medicamentos.
Webinar in Spanish!

Webinar 3 – PFPS: the Malaysian experience in setting up the PFPS network

Date: 11 February 2014
Lecturer: Kadar Marikar
Summary: This webinar presents the Malaysian experience in setting up the PFPS network.
Webinar in English!

Webinar 4 – Adverse Events, the Chilean context / Eventos adversos, caso de Chile

Date: 11 March 2014
Lecturer: Nancy Alvarez and Andrea Martones
Summary: Based on the Chilean context, this webinar analyses the concepts of adverse events, what patients need to know about it and how patients can contribute to raise awareness. / Basado en el contexto chileno, este seminario presenta conceptos y análisis de eventos adversos, así como también la perspectiva del paciente y lo que necesita conocer sobre los eventos adversos.
Webinar in Spanish!

Webinar 5 – Open Disclosure

Date: 15 April 2014
Lecturer: Peter Walsh
Summary: This webinar draws on the importance of open disclosure both from the perspective of patients and natural justice, and from a patient safety perspective. It will be focused on the developments in England where this subject has been the subject of intense scrutiny and debate which has led to the Government promising to introduce a statutory (legal) ‘Duty of Candour’.
Webinar in English!

Webinar 6 – The patients’ role in creating people cantered hospitals: The case of Paraguay / El rol del paciente en la creación de hospitales centrados en la persona, el caso de Paraguay

Date: 6 May 2014
Lecturer: Perla Lovera
Summary: This webinar presents the case of Paraguay on how the health care delivery in the hospitals is changing towards a people-centered health care. The importance of this trend and also the patients’ role of this new paradigm. / Este seminario presenta el caso de Paraguay sobre la forma en que la prestación de atención de salud en los hospitales está cambiando hacia una atención centrada en las personas. La importancia de esta tendencia y también el papel de los pacientes dentro de este nuevo paradigma.
Webinar in Spanish!