6-Feb-2014 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Bluenose Chapter presents
What does patient-centered care mean and how might/do leaders work with patients
to help shape our healthcare system?

February 6, 2014 
12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. AST

Featured Speaker: Dr. Marilyn MacDonald, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University

Dr. Marilyn MacDonald Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University has an extensive background in nursing both in hospital and home care including ten years experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Her program of research is safety focused in both hospital and home care. The hospital aspect is focused on the role of the patient in medication administration safety, while in homecare the focus is on medication management and safety in general. Marilyn is presently the Co-Principal Investigator (PI) on a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funded study exploring safety in homecare with a medication management focus, one of 5 Project leads on the recently completed Pan-Canadian CPSI funded study to determine the nature and scope of adverse events in home care, and Principal Investigator (PI) on a CIHR funded grounded theory study on the perceptions of adults with cystic fibrosis on medication adherence. She is a member of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute Core team of researchers and participated in a national initiative to develop safety competencies for health care providers.


 *Webinar details will be provided following registration

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to  0.75 Category I  credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.