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    Patient Safety Certificate Program

    ASHRM has designed a unique two-part Patient Safety curriculum to help healthcare risk management and patient safety professionals understand and apply their key contributions to improved patient care and outcomes. Participants will review the foundational concepts of patient safety and learn to effectively apply them to effect positive change in their organization.

    Program Information

    Audience
    Anyone who wants to understand the foundational concepts of patient safety and learn to effectively apply them to effect positive change.

    Curriculum
    ASHRM is committed to the development of individual professionals, as well as to the entire healthcare risk management and patient safety profession. As the profession becomes more robust and the knowledge base of the individual is enhanced, risk management and patient safety professionals will be recognized as integral and vital to the success of their organizations.

    This curriculum is designed to help healthcare risk management and patient safety professionals understand and apply their key contributions to improved patient care and outcomes.

    Part I: Set the Framework

    By the end of Part I: Set the Framework, learners will be able to:

    • Describe the evolution of patient safety
    • Identify the components of a comprehensive patient safety program
    • Recognize the linkage between risk management, quality and patient safety
    • Articulate the prominent patient safety theories
    • Identify the characteristics of a Just Culture
    • Explain how human factors influence patient safety outcomes
    • Recognize the importance of collaboration and effective communication
    • Identify processes for building patient safety into an organization

    Credit Information
    This program is approved for 13 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow), and toward CPHRM renewal.

    Continuing Nursing Education
    American Society for Healthcare Risk Management is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Part II: Take the Lead

    By the end of Part II: Take the Lead, learners will be able to:

    • Identify multiple sources of patient safety data
    • Outline strategies to obtain actionable information from data mining efforts
    • Describe the elements of a successful investigation
    • Professionally respond to staff reactions to adverse events
    • Professionally respond to media and public reactions to adverse events
    • Analyze and critique disclosure skills
    • Articulate the techniques necessary for retrospective and prospective analysis
    • Examine the relationship between medication errors and technology
    • Discuss strategies for sustaining change

    Credit Information
    This program is approved for 13 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow), and toward CPHRM renewal.

    Continuing Nursing Education
    American Society for Healthcare Risk Management is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    2014/2015 Schedule

    October 24-26, ASHRM's Annual Conference & Exhibition, Anaheim, CA

    April 2015, ASHRM Academy, Location TBD

    Faculty
    Click Here to view the Patient Safety I faculty biographies.

    Justify the value of attending
    Leading experts, professional contacts, powerful tools, impactful lessons — these are just some of the valuable ways in which participants and their employers can benefit from attending the Patient Safety Certificate Program.

    Special needs
    If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the ADA, please contact the ASHRM office at (312) 422-3980.

    Verification of Completion

    Upon completion of both modules in Patient Safety Certificate Program, ASHRM is pleased to award a certificate of completion for the entire program. Candidates must complete and return the certificate of completion application (Microsoft Word document), along with copies of each module’s certificate, to ASHRM to be eligible for the certificate of completion. Once received, ASHRM will process and send back the certificate of completion to the successful participant.

    E-mail ashrm@aha.org for questions.

     

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