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Quality Standards in Mental Health: Opportunities, challenges and the journey to implementation

Learning objectives:

  • Learn how Ontario Shores has implemented the 3 Mental Health Quality Standards to support improvements in patient care
  • Discover what factors can support the implementation of Quality Standards in Ontario

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 12:00 to 1 p.m.

Moderated by: Dr. Joshua Tepper, MD, MPH, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, Health Quality Ontario

Opening remarks: Karim Mamdani, President and CEO, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

Speaker: Dr Philip Klassen, Vice-President, Medical Affairs, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
A practising forensic psychiatrist working in the Traumatic Stress Clinic at Ontario Shores, Dr Klassen is the executive sponsor of the hospital’s implementation of clinical practice guidelines and quality-based procedures, and was co-chair of the provincial QBP expert panel for schizophrenia. He has written and presented widely on clinical and quality-related topics. He has a special interest in global mental health and led the creation of the first mental health and diversion court in Africa. Dr Klassen is active in the areas of forensic risk assessment and management, clinical sexology, assessment of fitness for duty, assessment of trauma outcome and other forensic domains.

Attend via Ontario Telemedicine Network:
Event ID: 63393143
To participate by videoconference, contact your local OTN - If you do not know your local Telemedicine Coordinator Scheduling Services at 1 (866) 454-6861. If you are an OTN Telemedicine Coordinator, you can register for this event via Ncompass.

Attend in Person
Lecture Theatre
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
700 Gordon Street
Whitby, ON L1N 5S9


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