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Certificate in Patient Safety Science

Dates: 01 February 2021 - 01 September 2021
Time(s): Varies
Host: RCPI
Location: Online
CPD: 66 external CPD points


 Gain expert knowledge and skills in patient safety

The World Health Organisation has designated 2020-2030 as the Decade for Patient Safety. Do you want to develop expert knowledge and skills in patient safety strategy?

This online programme will provide learners with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills to be able to build a patient safety strategy for change and implement the strategy in the workplace. Learners will gain cutting edge theories of safety based on the latest concepts, supported by improvement and implementation science to facilitate their becoming leaders and champions for patient safety

This Certificate has been designed for all healthcare professionals who are looking to improve patient safety within their healthcare settings.

On completion of the programme, participants will be able to:

1. Demonstrate patient safety leadership skills, including how to influence clinical teams, management and governing structures and boards
2. Analyse the need for redesign of health systems to allow change and opportunities for improvement
3. Explain how using a systems approach can solve safety challenges
4. Design a risk management system to proactively address risk
5. Implement investigations of serious incidents using appropriate methodology
6. Demonstrate how to interpret early warnings of potentially unsafe systems
7. Define the criteria for psychological safety and healthcare worker safety

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