Patient Safety Certificate Program


Review patient safety concepts and learn to effectively apply them to support improved patient care and outcomes in your organization. 

Upcoming Courses

  • Sept

    Patient Safety Certificate Program at ASHRM Annual 2023

    September 29 - 30, 2023

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Participants will review patient safety concepts and learn to effectively apply them to support improved patient care and outcomes in your organization. The certificate program is designed in a “blended learning” approach, with attendees beginning their journey with the program with an online component prior to the in-person learning. 

This curriculum is designed to help health care risk management and patient safety professionals understand and apply their key contributions to improved patient care and outcomes. Subject areas include:

  • Patient Safety Past, Present, and Future
  • Patient Safety Infrastructure
  • Patient Safety Science/Foundations
  • Patient Safety Data
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Disclosure
  • Human Factors
  • Communicating for Patient Safety
  • Building Patient Safety into Organizations
  • Sustaining Change




Benefits of the Patient Safety Certificate Program

Attendees will learn about the core coponents of clincal patient safety. Upon completeing this program, participants will be able to:


Who should take this program?

Anyone who wants to understand the foundational concepts of patient safety and learn to effectively apply them to generate positive change at their organization.




  Important Course Information

  • ASHRM Credit

    This program is approved for 18 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 – for those who hold the designation at the time of the program.

    Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

    American Society for Health Care Risk Management is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This program has been approved for 18 contact hours.

  • This course consists of 5 hours of online pre-work and 13 hours of on-site application. 

  • You will receive a Certificate of Completion upon completion of the following:

    • Full on-site attendance
    • Completion of all online work
    • Completion of evaluation taken within two weeks of the course


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