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Patient Safety

  • Ended
  • 7 500 South African rand
  • Pitzer Road

Service Description

This course is intended for healthcare professionals anywhere in the world to equip them with the basic concepts of Patient Safety. The course is divided into 11 Modules. Each module includes: Module 1: What is Patient Safety? Module 2: Applying Human Factors to Patient Safety Module 3: Systems and Effect of Complexity on Patient Care Module 4 - Being an Effective Team Player Module 5: Learning From Error Module 6: Understanding and Managing Clinical Risk Module 7: Using Quality Improvement Methods and Tools to Improve Patient Safety Module 8: Engaging with Patients and Carers Module 9: Infection Prevention and Control Module 10: Patient Safety and Invasive Procedures Module 11: Improving Medication Safety Learning Outcomes: What knowledge or skills you will have gained from that module. Resources: A patient story followed by an introduction to the module with links to the relevant WHO handout and optional reading. Reflection: You will be asked a question related to the patient safety module being studied to prompt you to apply the knowledge gained from the module in the setting you work. You can post your reflection, and will then be enrolled in a discussion forum and will be notified of others who also post their reflections. You are welcome to reply to them. Quiz: MCQs are a useful self-assessment tool so at the end of every module, you are invited to answer a few MCQs. Approximate time for completion of this course is 11 hours at an average reading rate of 144 words/minute.

Contact Details

  • 158 Pitzer Road, Glen Austin AH, Midrand, South Africa


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