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What you will learn

  • Identify a patient safety or quality issue within your own area of practice, and describe concrete processes for addressing the issue.

  • Describe steps needed within your organization to move toward high reliability.

  • Describe intended steps for a focused career plan in becoming a patient safety and quality leader.

Skills you will gain

LeadershipPatient SafetyPlan ImplementationQuality Improvement
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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Deepening Our Understanding of a Patient Safety Defect

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 34 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Interview with the Patient and His Wife8m
Interview with the Nurse6m
Interview with the Attending Physician3m
Interview with the Resident1m
Introduction to the Learning from Defects Tool12m
4 readings
Transcript of the Meeting with the Senior Executive10m
Joint Commission - Sentinel Event Alert 55: Preventing Falls and Fall-Related Injuries in Health Care Facilities10m
ECRI Institute: Falls10m
Veterans' Affairs National Center for Patient Safety: Falls Toolkit10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Problem-solving and Proposing Interventions

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
So, What Is Your Problem?10m
Key Metric8m
Building Your A35m
Scope11m
Specifying Performance Measure and Common Data Sources for Measurement10m
1 reading
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Preventing Falls in Hospitals10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Project Implementation and Stakeholder Engagement

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
TRIP + 24m
Implementation14m
2 readings
Translating Evidence Into Practice: A Model for Large Scale Knowledge Translation10m
An Intervention to Decrease Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections in the ICU10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Embedding and Expanding the Project

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 31 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Change Management Introduction11m
2 More Es: Endure & Embed6m
A Model for Sustainability5m
Two More Es: Expand7m
2 readings
High Reliability Healthcare: Getting There From Here10m
A3 Reports: Tool for Process Improvement10m

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