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Specialist Certificate Course in Patient Safety

4.5/5
  • Benefit from the knowledge and experience shared by internationally recognized experts
  • Obtain information from a global perspective
  • Study in your own time and access the resources 24/7
  • Receive an internationally recognized certificate
  • Learn and apply the best practice to your work environment
$536*
AED 1,969
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Specialist Certificate Course in Patient Safety
4.5/5
Key Features
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    Benefit from the knowledge and experience shared by internationally recognized experts
  • feature
    Obtain information from a global perspective
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    Study in your own time and access the resources 24/7
  • Receive an internationally recognized certificate
  • Learn and apply the best practice to your work environment
  •  Course Duration
    2 months
  •  Next Batch Date
    2nd Oct 2023
$536*
AED 1,969

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Course Description

Patient safety mainly focuses on the reduction and mitigation of unsafe acts within the healthcare system using best practices which ultimately help lead to optimal patient outcomes. A hospital is a complex environment where unsafe practices can harm the patient. It is important to measure patient safety initiatives and adverse events while monitoring the progress of the strategies and tracking success. Overall, patient safety helps flag issues and helps identify potential areas for improvement.

Medvarsity and the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), have together created a flexible, online education program on patient safety. This “Specialist Certificate Course in Patient Safety”, covers right from the introduction to patient safety to the WHO medication safety challenge.

In this course you will learn:

The specialist certificate course in patient safety covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Patient Safety
  • Human Factors and Patient Safety
  • Teamwork/Communication
  • Responding to Adverse Events
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCAs)
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Measuring Patient Safety
  • Understanding/Managing Clinical Risk
  • Change Management
  • Clinical Applications of PS Theory
  • Medication Safety
  • The WHO Medication Safety Challenge

Course Objectives

The learning objectives of this course are to:

  • Understand and explain “safety” from the viewpoint of the patient
  • Explain the link between human error and harm
  • Identify unsafe acts and human factors
  • Describe the risks and benefits of technology on patient safety
  • Explain how teamwork is critical to patient safety
  • Define healthcare standards
  • List the 3 critical components of the culture of safety
  • Understand and describe the WHO medication safety challenge

Eligibility

  • Doctors, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy managers, quality officers, patient safety officers, quality and safety managers, administrators, improvement advisors/consultants, and quality specialists whose prime focus includes improving healthcare quality will benefit from this course.

Course Validity

  • 3 months. There will be an extra charge on the extension of the course validity.

Certification

  • On completion of all course modules and assessments, successful candidates will receive a “Specialist Certificate in Patient Safety”, jointly from Medvarsity and ISQua.
$536*
AED 1,969

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Accreditation By:
  • British Accreditation Council
  • International Society of Quality in Healthcare
FAQs
1. Course eligibility
  • Doctors, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy managers, quality officers, patient safety officers, quality and safety managers, administrators, improvement advisors/consultants, and quality specialists whose prime focus includes improving healthcare quality will benefit from this course.
2. Course enrollment

How can I enroll in the Medvarsity courses?

  • You can enroll in the course by clicking on the ‘Buy Now option available on the course page that you want to opt for.

I am not a registered medical professional can I still sign up for a course?

  • To sign up and access a course, you need to be a registered healthcare professional and must upload your certificate or valid license copy in our portal before you sign up for any course.

Can I purchase a Medvarsity course even if I do not have USD currency?

  • Yes, absolutely! Although the currency format you are looking for is not available on the website, your bank will automatically convert the price to your currency (at the current exchange rate) and the same will be charged. Both USD and AED currency formats are available on the website.
3. Course delivery

How to access the course material online?

  • To access the course, click on https://kite.medvarsity.com using the login ID and password provided to you, or click on “LOG IN USING YOUR ACCOUNT ON Google” and enter your Email ID: Gmail ID (Only if Gmail ID is mentioned in the Application) & Password. In case you don’t have access to your log-in ID and password, write to us at [email protected] & quote your registered email ID.

Can I download the videos to study offline?

  • Our videos cannot be downloaded as they are available online only. You can access the videos at any time within the course duration.

Are there any onsite or offline classes?

  • The entire course content is delivered through the kite.medvarsity.ae in the form of videos and written text format. No onsite or offline classes are being conducted by Medvarsity.

Can I stop a module midway through and finish it later?

  • Yes. Once you begin a module, it will be updated in your Medvarsity portfolio, wherein you can continue and complete modules at your own pace.  However, you should complete it during the course duration time.

Are the courses available in other languages?

  • All the Medvarsity courses are written and presented in English only.

What is the course duration?

  • The course duration consists of 3 months.

How can I get my course duration extended?

  • To get an extension of the course you have taken up, please drop us a mail at [email protected]. You can get a 30 days extension of the course duration and you would be charged 10% of the course fee as course extension charges.
4. Assessments

How are the course assessments made and in what form?

  • The assessment is conducted at multiple intervals as the course progresses. Learners must answer at least 60% of the questions correctly in all to pass.

What if I am not able to clear the final test at each level in the first attempt?

  • You will be given further attempts to clear the tests. If you are not able to clear the final test for the level in the given attempts, you will have to pay re-activation fees. Write to us at [email protected]

Can I repeat a quiz if I fail on the first attempt?

  • Yes!! We provide further attempts to attend the quiz.

What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?

  • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at [email protected], to direct it to the academics team.
5. Certificate

What certification will I get at the end of the course?

  • After completing the course content and assessments with a minimum score of 60% in each module, you will receive a Specialist Certificate Course in Patient Safety including your name, course name, and the date of completion, which will be generated in your account. No salutations will be added to the name.

When will I get my certificate?

  • Once you successfully pass each level, your e-Certificate will be generated in the learning management system.

Do we get a hard copy of the certificate?

  • The certificate is available online and can be downloaded for printing a hard copy.

What happens if I lose my certificate?

  • Certificate can be downloaded anytime from your account. However, if our team has valid information with proof of completion, then we can provide the certificate.
6. Feedback

What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?

Next Batch Start Date 2nd Oct 2023

Course Duration

2 months

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Accreditation By:

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  • International Society of Quality in Healthcare

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