VA Interprofessional Fellowship Program in Patient Safety

Background

Sponsor Type
Federal
Origin/Sponsor
National Center for Patient Safety
Veterans Affairs Office of Academic Affiliations

Pre-Training

Pre-requisites
Yes

Content

Evidence Based
Yes
Content Areas
Root Cause Analysis
Error Analysis
Failure Mode Effects Analysis
Human Factors Engineering
Logistical Approaches
Technologic Approaches
Quality Improvement Strategies
Checklists
Culture of Safety
Driving Change
Risk Analysis
Communication Improvement
Specific Patient Care Issue
Error Reporting and Analysis
Clinical Area
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hematology
Internal Medicine
Medicine
Nursing
Pediatric Hematology
Pediatrics
Program Description/Program Objectives
The purpose of this one-year patient safety fellowship is to provide postresidency trained physicians and postdoctoral or postmasters degree trained associated health professionals (such as nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers and health care administrators) in-depth education in patient safety practice and leadership.
Organizational Needs Assessment
No
Cultural Readiness Assessment
No
In-Service Delivery Option
No

Design and Delivery

Training Delivered By
Multidisciplinary
Program Focus
Both
Mode of Delivery
Classroom Instruction
Instructional Strategy
Demonstration
Feedback
Information
Practice
Instructional Model
Academic Training
Target Audience
Health Care Executives and Administrators
Health Care Providers
Healthcare Students
Non-Health Care Professionals
Nurses
Organizational Behaviorists
Pharmacists
Physicians
Quality and Safety Professionals
Safety Scientists
Setting of Care
Hospitals

Implementation

Length of Program
12 months
Credit Hours
Information Not Available
Certification
Yes
Per Person Cost

Post-Training

Vendor-Provided Evaluation
Yes
Available Evaluation Measures
Level 1 Participant Reaction to Training