Past Winners - Pharmacotherapy Best Practices Award

The Pharmacotherapy Best Practices 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 Pfizer Canada Inc.

Vivian Bui, Sandra A N Walker, Marion Elligsen

Voriconazole Prophylaxis in Leukemic Patients: A Retrospective Single Centre Study (completed at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario)

2018

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Lesley Palmay, Tiffany Kan 

Point-of-Care Beta-lactam Allergy Skin Testing by Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Pragmatic Multicenter Prospective Evaluation (completed at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario)

2017

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Melanie Cormier, Sandra A N Walker, Marion Elligsen, Dolores Iaboni

Development, Evaluation and Validation of a Screening Tool for Late Onset Bacteremia in Neonates (completed at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario)

2017

Sponsored by Sandoz Canada Inc.

Patwant Dhillon, Pamela Ng

A Case-Control Study Analyzing Mannitol Dosing for Prevention of Cisplatin-Induced Acute Nephrotoxicity (completed at University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario)

2016

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Olavo Fernandes, Sean K Gorman, Richard S Slavik, William M Semchuk, Stephen Shalansky, Jean-François Bussières, Douglas Doucette, Jennifer Lo, Winnie W Y Chan, Natalie Benninger, Neil J MacKinnon, Jeremy Slobodan, Catherine Lyder, Peter J Zed, Kent Toombs

Development of Clinical Pharmacy Key Performance Indicators for Hospital Pharmacists Using a Modified Delphi Approach (completed at University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario)

2016

Sponsored by Sandoz Canada Inc.

Kyle Collins, Mary H H Ensom, Daniel Rainkie, Roxane Carr

Pediatric Assessment of Vancomycin Empiric Dosing 2 (PAVED2) (completed at British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2015

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Caitlin Meyer, Colette Raymond, Pamela Ng

Evaluation of Hypersensitivity Reactions Following the Discontinuation of Prophylactic Pre-medications (completed at University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario)

2014

Sponsored by Merck Canada Inc.

Daniel Rainkie, Mary H H Ensom

Pediatric Assessment of Vancomycin Empiric Dosing (PAVED) (completed at the Children's and Women's Health Centre of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2014

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Michelle Baker, Derek Leong, Gary Wong, Emily Musing, Olavo Fernandes

Does Interprofessional Medication Reconciliation from Admission to Discharge Reduce Post-Discharge Patient Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Readmissions? (completed at the Toronto General Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital sites of the University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario)

2013

Sponsored by Merck Canada Inc.

Arden Barry, Sheri Koshman, Glen Pearson

Evaluation of In-hospital and Post-Discharge Utilization of Preventative Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy in Patients who have Undergone Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (completed at Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta)

2013

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Laura Carney, Roxane Carr, Jennifer Kendrick

The Safety and Effectiveness of Dexmedetomidine in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (SAD-PICU) (completed at BC Children's Hospital,
Vancouver, British Columbia)

2012

Sponsored by Merck Canada Inc.

Melissa Hawkins, Michael LeBlanc, Gisia Pisegna

A Pharmacist-Directed Toxicity Management Program for Patients Receiving Capecitabine: Implementation and Evaluation (completed at Horizon Health Network - The Moncton Hospital, Moncton, New Brunswick)

2012

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Marion Elligsen, Sandra A N Walker

Evaluation of a Prospective Audit and Feedback Program in Critical Care: A Controlled Interrupted Time Series Analysis (completed at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario)

2011

Sponsored by Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.

Anne Marie Whelan

Development and Evaluation of an Instrument for the Critical Appraisal of Randomized Controlled Trials of Natural Products (completed at College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia)

2011

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Shane Pawluk, Roberta Esau, Roxanne Carr

Single versus Double Gram Negative Coverage Empiric Antibiotic Therapy of Febrile Neutropenia in Pediatric Patients (completed at BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2010

Sponsored by Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.

Miriam Inparajah, L Lee Dupuis, Sabrina Boodhan

Once Daily Gentamicin Dosing in Febrile Neutropenic Children (completed at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Ontario)

2010

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Vincent H Mabasa, Douglas L Malyuk, Alice Chan, Elisa-Marie Weatherby

A Practical Method of Providing Pharmaceutical Care in the Intensive Care Unit: FASTHUG-MAIDENS (completed at Royal Columbian Hospital, Burnaby, British Columbia)

2009

Sponsored by Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.

Winnie W Y Chan, Peter J Zed

Efficacy, Safety and Patient Satisfaction of Propofol for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in the Emergency Department (completed at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2009

Sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Adil Virani

Innovative Role or Overkill? (completed at Fraser Health Community Programs, Langley, British Columbia)

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