Chinese Showcase – Pharmacy Transforming Outcomes – Patient Safety

Forth (Clyde)

Simultaneous translation English - Chinese


Huang Zhilu (China Quality Association for Pharmaceuticals, China)


14:30 – 14:40                    Introduction by the chairs

14:40 – 15:00                    1) Examples of pharmacist-led practices in patient safety in China:

About development and implementation of innovative policies enhancing the improvement in patient outcomes with medicines – What is the role of pharmacists’ professional organisations in enhancing patient safety?

Liu Lihong (Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, China)

15:00 – 15:25                     2) Practice of continuous improvement of medication safety

Zhao Rongsheng (Peking University Third Hospital, China)

15:25 – 15:50                     3) Hospital pharmacy & Patient safety

Zhang Heng (Qingdao Hiser Medical Center, China)

15:50 – 16:10                     Coffee/tea break

16:10 – 16:30                     4) Toxicant determination in emergency department and patient safety

Hai Xin (The First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, China)

16:30 – 16:50                     5) Pharmacy educationEducation and workforce development: Post-Nanjing reflections and implementation in China

Lina Bader , FIPEd Project Coordinator and Researcher

16:50 – 17:10                   6) Role of regulators in patient safety – Quality management in the hospital

Lynnae Mahaney, Director, Pharmacy Accreditation,  ASHP, USA

17:10 – 17:20                     Summary and conclusion by the chairs               

Learning Objectives

At the end of this knowledge-based session, the participants will be able to:

  1. Outline the strategies for patient safety from different areas of practice (community, hospital, regulatory)
  2. Describe the initiatives of pharmacist-led practices in patient safety in China in particular and on the global level
  3. Explain the need for development and innovation that leads to improvement of patients’ outcomes
  4. Identify important future areas for patient safety for pharmacists.