BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

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2015 Summer Internship Projects


Clinical Lead Name Site Title of Project
Andrea Brovender Vancouver Coastal Health Unanticipated admission to an ICU within 24 hours of elective surgery – patterns of deterioration and the effect of a dedicated perioperative anesthesiologist
Brent Parker and Janine Johns Kelowna General Hospital A Study of Preferences Regarding Perioperative Informational and Educational Resources for Patients Receiving Elective Surgery in the Interior of British Columbia
Anita Jansen-Verdonk Chilliwack General Hospital CGH: Improving Outcomes Through Evidence-Based Preoperative Patient Optimization
Kelly Mayson Vancouver General Hospital Optimal pain and fluid management in ERAS Program for radical cystectomies
Kim Macfarlane Surrey Memorial Hospital SMH: Improving Outcomes for Postoperative Orthopedic Patients Through Delirium Mitigation
Morad Hameed Vancouver General Hospital Emergency General Surgery: What are the targets and how do we meet them?
Erik Skarsgard BC Children’s Hospital Enhancing the Quality of the Patient and Family Surgical Experience with Telehealth
Jennifer Duda Royal Jubilee Hospital Island Health Surgical Services Web Based Patient Information Project
Tom Wallace Royal Inland Hospital Preoperative Nutritional Supplementation to Reduce SSI in Colorectal Patients
Kouroush Afshar BC Children’s Hospital Implementation of a 2% CHG wipe for Pre-Operative Cleansing in a Pediatric Facility
Richard Lewis Lions Gate Hospital Does a wound closure protocol reduce SSI after colon surgery?

Learn more about projects funded in 2013 and 2014