MacPhee, Erika

Overview 

Erika MacPhee is the Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

Background 

Erika MacPhee graduated in 1990 from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, with a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree and completed her Master’s of Health Sciences Nursing degree in 2007 at Charles Sturt University in Australia.

She began nursing at The Ottawa Hospital in 1990, joining the Heart Institute in 1991. She has worked in multiple roles, including staff RN, Nursing Coordinator, Clinical Nurse Educator, and Regional Program Educator. In her role as educator, she implemented the Acute Coronary Syndrome pathway and GAP Tool at the Heart Institute. She has worked on many patient safety initiatives at the Heart Institute, including the Near Miss reporting phone line, and has presented her work at numerous conferences across Canada. She was actively involved in all the Safer Healthcare Now initiatives (Medication Reconciliation, Surgical Site Infection, Ventilator-Assisted Pneumonia, Central Line Infection) and was designated a “Trailblazer” with Safer Healthcare Now. Erika MacPhee is a member of the Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Association and is a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Publications 
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, & Sherrard, Heather, 2008. An Innovative Approach to Near Miss Reporting, National Health Care Leadership Conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Poster Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, & Sherrard, Heather, 2008. An Innovative Approach to Near Miss Reporting, Ontario Hospital Association, Toronto, ON, Poster Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, & Sherrard, Heather, 2008. Get with the Guidelines, Ontario Hospital Association, Toronto, ON, Poster Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, & Sherrard, Heather, 2007. An Innovative Approach to Near Miss Reporting, Halifax 7 Conference, Ottawa, ON, Poster Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, 2008. An Innovative Approach to Near Miss Reporting, Ontario Hospital Association Patient Safety Guidebook, Toronto, ON. (Publication).
  • Struthers, Christine, Jennings, Cynthia, MacPhee, Erika & Eastwood, Kathryn 2009. Cardiac TeleCare: A Smooth Transition Home, Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Association Conference, Edmonton, AB, Workshop.
  • Cavan, Lorie, MacPhee, Erika , & Murfitt, Kara 2009. The Vial Of Life: A Patient Medication Safety Initiative, Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Association Conference, Edmonton, AB, Oral Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Doucette, Pat, & Sherrard, Heather 2009. Enhancing Cardiac Care: Using a Community Engagement Model, Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Association Conference, Edmonton, AB, Oral Presentation.
  • Adam, Marlene, MacPhee, Erika , Hunt, Jennifer & Sherrard, Heather 2008. Size Matters, Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Association Conference, Toronto, ON, Oral Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika & Kearns, Sharon Ann, 2008. An Innovative Approach to Near Miss Reporting, Ontario Hospital Association Patient Safety Guidebook, Toronto, ON. (Publication).
  • MacPhee, Erika , 2008. To Clip or Not to Clip: How to Change an Organizations Practice , Quality Healthcare Network Fall Forum, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Oral Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, & Sherrard, Heather, 2008. An Innovative Approach to Near Miss Reporting, National Health Care Leadership Conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Poster Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, & Sherrard, Heather, 2008. An Innovative Approach to Near Miss Reporting, Ontario Hospital Association, Toronto, ON, Poster Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, & Sherrard, Heather, 2008. Get with the Guidelines, Ontario Hospital Association, Toronto, ON, Poster Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Kearns, Sharon Ann, & Sherrard, Heather, 2007. An Innovative Approach to Near Miss Reporting, Halifax 7 Conference, Ottawa, ON, Poster Presentation.
  • MacPhee, Erika , Clark, Lorraine, & Sherrard Heather,2006. Creating Knowledge Transfer Tools: A Nurses Guide to Common Questions , Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Conference, Vancouver BC, Oral Presentation.
  • MacPhee Erika , Clark, Lorraine, Frattini, Eileen, Sherrard, Heather, 2006. Cardiac Nursing Index: Quality Care through Quality Practice, Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses Conference, Vancouver BC, Oral Presentation.

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