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Our Patient Engagement Learning Series Continues!

Our Patient Engagement Learning Series is a one-stop shop to develop your skills for authentic patient engagement and bring health care and patient partners together to strengthen their work.

The first session focused on the most important things to consider when starting out as a health care – patient partner team. If you missed it, check out the recording.

Register for the next sessions in the series!

Learning About Cultural Safety & Humility in
Patient Engagement

Eliminating anti-Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) racism and promoting cultural safety and humility is a high priority across our health system. Read about opportunities coming up in March to expand your learning!

Help Inform the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council's
New Strategic Plan

Have Your Say on Improving Quality of Care in BC

In case you missed it, the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council, which administers PVN, is renewing its strategic plan and wants to know how you think quality of care can be improved in our province.

There are two ways to participate:

Take the Survey

Tell the Council where you think it should focus its future efforts.

Join a ThoughtExchange

Contribute to an ongoing conversation on quality of care challenges and opportunities in BC.

Already participated? Keep the conversation going in the ThoughtExchange! You can return as many times as you'd like to add new thoughts and rate newly submitted ones.

Upcoming Events to Attend

Patient Partners Take on Quality Improvement
Developing New Skills With IHI's Open School

Continued learning is a great perk of being a patient partner with PVN. Patient partners shared their experience attending the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Open School and how they’re bringing their new skills into engagement opportunities.

A Spotlight on Family Councils

How can families work with a long-term care home’s leadership to achieve the best possible experience for residents during their stay? Family councils! Read about Lisa Dawson’s experience on how they can benefit families and staff.

Questions or Suggestions?

Your feedback is very important to us. What kinds of volunteer opportunities are you interested in? What else would you like to see in our newsletters?

Send us an email, phone 604.668.8240 or 1.877.282.1919, or connect with us on Twitter and Facebook.

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