Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)

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In the current climate of managed care, tight cost controls, limited resources, and the growing demand for health care services, conditions for medical errors are ripe. Nearly 100,000 people die each year from medical errors and tens of thousands more are injured.

CPPS course is designed to enhance the healthcare professional’s ability to implement recent changes in the industry and offers practical guidance on implementing systems and processes to improve outcomes and advance patient safety.

This course covers the full spectrum of patient safety and risk reduction― from the fundamentals of the science of safety, through a thorough discussion of operational issues, and the application of the principles of research. Real-life case studies from renowned health care organizations. It examines the newest scientific advances in the science of safety.

CPPS puts greater emphasis on this practical side of patient safety with examples of team based initiatives to show how patient safety can be improved by changing practices, both cultural and technological, throughout whole organizations.

Topics include:

  • The Evolution of Patient Safety
  • Patient Safety Ground Rounds
  • Human Error in Healthcare
  • IOM Elements of Quality
  • Dimensions of Patient Safety
  • Leadership Influence in Managing Patient Safety
  • Measuring Safety
  • Patient Safety Professional Responsibilities
  • Teamwork and Communication
  • Creating and Improving A Culture of Safety
  • Rapid Response Teams
  • Reporting and Learning from Errors
  • Patient Involvement in Patient Safety
  • Setting Standards and Developing Indicators
  • Compliance Monitoring Systems
  • Identifying Improvement Opportunities
  • Using Teamwork in Patient Safety
  • SBAR
  • RCA methodologies
  • FMEA
  • Ethical Issues in Patient Safety

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