Safety resources are listed below to help with implementing and getting the best use from the COMPASS program, as well as information on research and how to apply the data.
ISMP Safety Bulletin and SafeMedicationUse.ca Newsletters and Alerts
List of ISMP Canada safety bulletins for practitioners and a list of SafeMedicationUse.ca newsletters and alerts for consumers, with an option to either read online or subscribe to receive bulletins or newsletters directly to an email account as they are released.
SafeMedicationUse.ca Safety Tips
List of SafeMedicationUse.ca safety information, brochures and videos created for consumers.
5 Questions to Ask about your Medications
5 questions to help consumers and their caregivers start a conversation about medications to improve communications with their health care provider.
Melissa Sheldrick, Patient Safety Advocate
Melissa's 8-year-old son died as a result of a medication error in Ontario. She has since become a patient safety advocate.
David U fights for a blame free culture in healthcare
David U discusses the 2002 case of Frances Marie Tanner who died in an Ontario hospital as a result of accidental injection of concentrated potassium chloride. David U is the president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP Canada).