Past Winners - Patient Care Enhancement Award

The Patient Care Enhancement Award has been retired. Please read the full article here about the new CSHP National Awards Program.

Abstracts for the projects listed below can be viewed in the Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (CJHP). Award-winning abstracts are generally published in the first or second issue of each volume.

Past award recipients

2019

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Heather L Neville, Mia Losier, Jennifer Pitman, Melissa Gehrig, Jennifer E Isenor, Laura V Minard, Ellen Penny, Susan K Bowles 

Benzodiazepine and Sedative-Hypnotic Drug Use in Nova Scotia Hospitals: A Point Prevalence Survey (completed at Nova Scotia Health Authority)

2018

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Shanna Trenaman 

A Cohort Study to Identify Risk Factors for Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits in Older Adults (completed at Nova Scotia Health Authority and Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia)

2017

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Melissa Gehrig, Susan Bowles

Ensuring Appropriate Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Older Patients with Dementia (completed at Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia)

2017

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Janice K Yeung, Tim T Y Lau

Evaluation of Clostridium difficile Infection Management Policy with Clinical Pharmacy and Medical Microbiology Involvement at a Major Canadian Teaching Hospital (completed at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2016

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Derek Jorgenson, Eric Landry, Jaris Swidrovich, Katherine Lysak

The Medication Assessment Centre: A Novel Student Training and Patient Care Program (completed at College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)

2016

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Taryn Heck, Lauren Bresee, Sheri Koshman, Tania Mysak, Mary Gunther

Prescribing Patterns of Hospital Pharmacists with Additional Prescribing Authorization in Alberta (completed at University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta)

2015

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Shirin Abadi, Paul Koke, Susan Walisser, Winnie Cheng, Neil de Haan

Pharmacists' Interventions in New Ambulatory Chemotherapy Patients (completed at BC Cancer Agency, British Columbia)

2015

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Anna Lee, Jennifer Harrison, Karen Chuk, Esther Fung

Implementation of an Outpatient Pharmacy Flu Vaccination Program for Solid Organ Transplant Patients (completed at University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario)

2014

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Peter Zed, Neil MacKinnon

Medication-Related Emergency Department Visits in Pediatrics: A Prospective Observational Study (completed at the IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia)

2014

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Marie Danette Beechinor, Allan Mills

Risk Factors Associated with Venous Thromboembolic Disease in Orthopaedic Surgery Patients: A Retrospective Case Control Study for Quality Analysis (completed at the Credit Valley Hospital site of Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, Ontario)

2013

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Katherine Lang, Kaitlyn McMillan, Allison Marcil, Lynette Kosar, Lisa Ruda, Zack Dumont

Analysis of Opioid Incidents Requiring Naloxone Administration (completed at Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region, Regina, Saskatchewan)

2012

Sponsored by AstraZeneca Canada Inc.

Derek Jorgenson, Anne Marie Whelan

Evaluating the Role of Pharmacist Teachers in Canadian Family Medicine Residency Programs: A Qualitative Analysis (completed at West Winds Primary Health Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)

2012

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Danica Irwin, Régis Vaillancourt

Development and Implementation of a Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) Asthma Action Plan and Prescription (AAPP) (completed at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario)

2011

Sponsored by AstraZeneca Canada Inc.

Jennifer Chen, Sabrina Boodhan, Sara Rosaline Lavoratore, L Lee Dupuis

A Reliable Method of Obtaining Blood Samples from Implantable Central Venous Catheters for Determination of Plasma Gentamicin Concentrations (completed at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario)

2011

Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited

Sayako Yokoyama, Damen Man, Vincent Mabasa

An Analysis of QTc Prolonging Medication Orders Belonging to Intensive and Cardiac Care Unit Patients with Pre-existing QTc Prolongation (QTIPPP Study) (completed at Burnaby Hospital, Burnaby, British Columbia)

2010

Sponsored by AstraZeneca Canada Inc.

Régis Vaillancourt

Administration of 24% Sucrose for Procedural Pain Management in Neonates: An Evidence-Based Approach to Changing Practice (completed at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario)

2010

Sponsored by Teva Novopharm

Angela McKinnon, Derek Jorgenson

Pharmacist and Physician Collaborative Prescribing for Medication Renewals within a Primary Health Centre (completed at West Winds Primary Health Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)

2009

Sponsored by AstraZeneca Canada Inc.

Robert M Balen, Peter S Loewen, Matthew O Wiens, Kerry Wilbur, Peter J Zed

Clinical Pharmacy Support Technicians: Increasing Pharmaceutical Care Practice Efficiency in the Intensive Care Unit Setting (completed at Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia)

2009

Sponsored by Hospira Healthcare Corporation

Sheri Koshman, Mark Makowsky, Ross Tsuyuki

Capturing Outcomes of Clinical Activities Performed by a Rounding Pharmacist Practicing in a Team Environment (completed at Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia)

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