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Zoom Meeting

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25 May 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST

Zoom Meeting

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25 May 2022 12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST

Presenters:

Sophie Sennar
Medication Safety Consultant I Women’s and Children’s Hospital Adelaide

Sophie Sennar graduated from a Bachelor of Nursing in 1996 and since then has worked in paediatrics in a number of hospitals across Australia including Women’s and Children’s Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital (now Perth Children’s Hospital). She has worked in a variety of roles including leadership, nurse consultant and education. She is passionate about making a difference, patient safety and advocating for consumers which is why she loves the world of medication safety.



Event Dates

Date: 25 May 2022
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm AEST

Location

Zoom Meeting

Medication error by look-alike Packaging - Sophie Sennar WCHN SA

Medication Safety

Zoom Meeting


About

Key Points of discussion:

  • Share a description of a Heparin Incident, where look alike packaging selection error occurred.
  • What are the contributing factors?
  • What is being done?
  • How can we improve practice through this? What strategies are you using in your practice to mitigate selection errors?

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