Breakfast Meetings

February 26 | 0745 – 0830

Are you an early bird? Choose among three optional breakfast meetings:

The 10K: 10,000 Reasons to Race for Infection Prevention
Each year, 10,000 patients in BC suffer from post-surgical infections. Supported by the BCPSQC and the Specialist Services Committee, the 10K is a provincial quality improvement initiative that aims to reduce surgical site and urinary tract infections in BC by 50% by November 2016. Come and hear more about how 14 teams are racing to prevent infections and discuss how it fits with other surgical improvement initiatives in our province.

Hosts:

Kimberly McKinley
Quality Leader, Surgery, BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

Geoff Schierbeck
Quality Leader, Surgery, BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

Debunking the Denial about Antimicrobial Resistance
This breakfast meeting is an opportunity to take part in a discussion around the realities of emerging antimicrobial resistance in hospitals, the community and the agri-food industry, and talk about ideas and strategies on how it can be addressed.

Hosts:

Keith White
Physician Lead, Shared Care Polypharmacy Risk Reduction in the Elderly Initiative;
Clinical Lead, Medication Reconciliation, BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

Jim Hutchinson
Medical Microbiologist, Island Health;
Clinical Lead, Antimicrobial Stewardship, BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

Enjoy a Lean Breakfast
The BC Provincial Lean Network would like to invite all Lean practitioners and enthusiasts for a breakfast networking session. Learn about initiatives across the Health Authorities and leave inspired to continue on your Lean journey.

Hosts:

BC Lean Network