Background

Sponsor Type
Academic
Origin/Sponsor
Imperial College London

Pre-Training

Pre-requisites
Yes

Content

Content Areas
Patient Safety Fundamentals
Human Factors Engineering
Legal and Policy Approaches
Quality Improvement
Leadership Skills
Latent Errors
Clinical Area
Medicine
Program Description/Program Objectives
This course is made up of three progressional levels (PG Cert, PG Dip and MSc). The program is designed to provide a solid foundation for those who work in patient safety and quality. Participants gain a theoretical understanding, practical know-how, and training in academically rigorous approaches to solving patient safety and quality challenges.
Learning Objectives
  • Exposure to a world-class faculty who can provide knowledge-based learning and encourage critical awareness of the current issues surrounding patient safety
  • Develop a range of research techniques that can be used in the field of patient safety, along with an understanding of how this research is then used to influence current practice and further develop research
  • Develop the skills to critically appraise current research and evaluate methodologies
Organizational Needs Assessment
No
Cultural Readiness Assessment
No
In-Service Delivery Option
No

Design and Delivery

Training Delivered By
Multidisciplinary
Mode of Delivery
Classroom Instruction
Self-directed Study
Web-based Training
Target Audience
Health Care Executives and Administrators
Health Care Providers

Implementation

Credit Hours
Yes
Certification
No
Per Person Cost

Post-Training