HSM 578

HSM 578
Patient Safety and Risk Management in Health Systems

MS
Degree

wifiOnline/On-Site

notebook-53 Credits

Course Description
This course builds core competency in understanding patient safety as a day-to-day practice and the methods to enhance patient safety, as well as defining and calculating risk management in the health systems environment.  The course builds the skill of developing a comprehensive patient safety checklist.  Faculty will use a wide range of readings regarding contemporary patient safety best practices.  The course builds the skill of developing a comprehensive risk management strategy and matrix to calculate risk.

Course Format
This course is delivered in on-line, on-line, on-site or blended modules complemented by off-line review and assistance.

Course Goals
Deliver graduate level knowledge of principles and best practices patient safety and risk management in the health systems environment.

Course Objectives

  • Teach how defining patient safety as well as calculating risk management assist assessment of project results in healthcare
  • Explain and demonstrate the skilled calculation of return on investment (ROI) from enhancing patient safety and calculating risk in healthcare
  • Discuss systematic applications of patient safety and risk management in healthcare projects