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Implementing a Patient Safety or Quality Improvement Project (Patient Safety V) (Coursera)

Now that you’ve carefully planned your patient safety and quality improvement project, the real work can begin. This course will introduce students to the unique challenges encountered when implementing, maintaining, and expanding a patient safety and quality initiative. Students will learn to apply lessons learned from the 4 E [...]
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Measuring the Success of a Patient Safety or Quality Improvement Project (Patient Safety VI) (Coursera)

How will you know if your patient safety and quality project is meeting its objectives? Peter Drucker once said “What gets measured, gets managed.” In this course, students will learn why measurement is critical to quality improvement work. Equally important, they will learn which data sources provide the most [...]
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Designing for Sustainment: Keeping Improvement Work on Track (Patient Safety IV) (Coursera)

Keeping patient safety and quality improvement projects on track, on time, and on budget is critical to ensuring their success. In this course, students will be introduced and given the opportunity to apply a series of tools to guide and manage patient safety and quality initiatives. These include tools [...]
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Setting the Stage for Success: An Eye on Safety Culture and Teamwork (Patient Safety II) (Coursera)

Safety culture is a facet of organizational culture that captures attitudes, beliefs, perceptions, and values about safety. A culture of safety is essential in high reliability organizations and is a critical mechanism for the delivery of safe and high-quality care. It requires a strong commitment from leadership [...]
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Planning a Patient Safety or Quality Improvement Project (Patient Safety III) (Coursera)

This course provides students with a set of tools and methodologies to plan and initiate a Problem Solving or Quality Improvement project. The first module presents methods for selecting, scoping and structuring a project before it is even initiated. It also introduces the project classifications of implementation and [...]
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Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: Developing a Systems View (Patient Safety I) (Coursera)

In this course, you will be able develop a systems view for patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare. By then end of this course, you will be able to: 1) Describe a minimum of four key events in the history of patient safety and quality improvement, 2) [...]
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Violence Against Healthcare (Coursera)

Jun 21st 2021
Violence Against Healthcare (Coursera)
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At the global level, there are many countries marked by violence affecting health care. The 'Health care in danger' project aims to establish practical measures and recommendations that can be implemented on the ground by policy-makers, humanitarian organizations and health professionals. In view of the multiplicity of actors and [...]
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Operations and Patient Safety for Healthcare IT Staff (Coursera)

Jun 14th 2021
Operations and Patient Safety for Healthcare IT Staff (Coursera)
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Now that you've been introduced to the world of Health IT and the important role played by electronic health records (EHRs), we'll focus on other technologies that play a role in maintaining ongoing operations in healthcare. Telemedicine, patient portals, barcode scanners, printers, and medical devices are just some of [...]
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Taking Safety and Quality Improvement Work to the Next Level (Patient Safety VII) (Coursera)

In this culminating course in the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Specialization, you will apply the skills you have acquired across the previous six courses to address a realistic patient safety issue confronting Mercy Grace, a 500-bed urban hospital that is part of a larger hospital system. Based on [...]
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Human Factors in a Healthcare Environment (FutureLearn)

Jun 14th 2021
Human Factors in a Healthcare Environment (FutureLearn)
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Learn how the study of human factors can reduce error in healthcare with this course for healthcare professionals. Discover how understanding human factors can improve patient safety. Human factors is the study of how humans behave and interact with each other and their surroundings. It considers how humans interact [...]
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