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Quality and Safety in Healthcare
- Quality and Safety in Healthcare
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The Francis Report (2013) revealed failures in the quality and safety of the healthcare provision in one English NHS organisation. The report recommendations will have a far-reaching impact on all healthcare organisations where the focus on quality and safety will be paramount. This course will introduce healthcare workers and managers to the key concepts in patient safety and tools to improve care. E-learning enables delegates to study at their own pace. It is anticipated the content will take around 20 hours to complete.
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Who is it for?
This CPD course is appropriate for all healthcare professionals and managers who have an interest in quality and safety and who are committed to improving care.
What will I learn?
- An understanding of the quality and safety issues within clinical practice.
What will it cover?
- Why applying human factors is important for patient safety.
- Learning from errors to prevent harm.
- Using quality improvement methods to improve care.
Benefits of attending
- Develop a knowledge of adverse events and understand how harm is defined and measured.
- Develop an understanding of how individuals and the healthcare community can learn from error and how the Model for Improvement can be used in clinical practice to accelerate change.
- Throughout this module you will be able to reflect on your experience within clinical practice and how you can contribute to ensuring a safe healthcare system.