Nov. 28 - New Tools for Ethical Consideration in QI Projects

From “As Needed” to “Always Considered”

When: November 28, 2017 (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Where: Royal Jubilee Hospital Patient Care Centre Room S150 and via webinar


This workshop will introduce and explore a new screening tool (ARECCI) and process used in Island Health to support ethical and organizational oversight in QI projects. Participants will:

  • Understand the importance of ethical consideration in QI
  • Learn about the new QI ethics process in Island Health and trial the ARECCI tool (QI ethics screening tool)
  • Understand the underlying principles of the screening tool
  • Identify strategies to mitigate high risk areas of QI


  • Don Flaming, PhD; Manager, ARECCI, Alberta Innovates
  • Terri Fleming, Manager, Research Compliance and Ethics
  • Crystal White, Co-Chair, Human Research Ethics Board, and Quality Patient Safety Consultant, Quality & Safety
  • Jaclyn Morrison, Consultant, Quality & Patient Safety
  • Dr. Tanya Marciniuk, "Sexual Health Counselling in Pediatric Inpatients"
  • Dr. Jaron Easterbrook, "ED Referrals to Primary Care"


  • Staff and physicians who have or are interested in conducting a QI project
  • Island Health leaders who provide organizational oversight to QI projects
  • Students and learners interested in QI and ethics.

Webinar Instructions:

  • This webinar will be hosted using WebEx, and is open to anyone interested.
  • A maximum of 50 participants can join the meeting. 
  • Audio is available ONLY through a phone line, NOT through your computer.

Recording and Slides: