Patient Safety Program

Duration

3 hours

Profession

Physician

# of Credits

3.0

Accreditation

Saudi Commission for Health Specialties

Expiry Date

2022-02-02

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After completing this lesson you will be able to:

  1. Recognize that patient safety is the basis of quality care
  2. Describe systems and the effect of complexity on patient care
  3. Use quality improvement methods to improve care
  4. Explain and manage clinical risk
  5. Discuss the cascade effect of errors that could lead to inappropriate care
  6. Discuss how human interactions with tools, procedures, and machines can have a serious effect on patient safety
  7. Discuss narrow risk margins of high-risk drugs and their inappropriate administration
  8. Discuss elements of a patient-centered approach to informed consent before surgery
  9. Outline strategies to reduce the risk of HAI



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