Course: Patient Safety and Medical Errors

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Topic Activities
Patient Safety Worldwide LiveTalk 1
Session 1: Science of Safety Lecture 1
Session 2: Adverse Events and Safety: Concepts & Definitions Lecture 2
Session 3: IOM Report(s) Lecture 3
Session 4: Safety and Medicine

Lecture 4

Periodic Assessment 1

Session 5: Systems of Influence Lecture 5
Session 6: Culture of Safety Lecture 6 - Not Yet Available
Session 7: Playing in the Sandbox: Teamwork Climate, Situational Awareness, and Communication Lecture 7 - Not Yet Available
Session 8: Measuring Patient Safety Lecture 8
Session 9: Adverse Event Reporting Systems Lecture 9
Session 10: Reporting Medical Errors: Real-time Tales

Lecture 10

Periodic Assessment 2

Session 11: Investigating a Defect Lecture 11
Session 12: Interventions to Improve Patient Safety

Lecture 12

Periodic Assessment 3

Session 13: Practical Tools to Improve Patient Safety Lecture 13
Session 14: CUSP: Designing a Comprehensive Patient Safety Program Lecture 14
Session 15: Medication Safety

Lecture 15

Periodic Assessment 4

Midterm Assignment Due

Session 16: Disclosure of Adverse Events and Medical Errors Lecture 16
Session 17: The Joint Commission and Patient Safety

Lecture 17

Final Paper Topic Submission

Investigating a Defect LiveTalk 2
Session 18: Macrosystems: Policy, Payment, Regulation, Accreditation, and Education to Improve Safety Lecture 18
Session 19: Safety in Surgery: What's the Data?

Lecture 19 - Not Yet Available

Session 20: Adverse Events in the Outpatient Setting Lecture 20
Session 21: An Overview of the Patient Safety Programme at WHO Lecture 21
Session 22: Clean Care is Safer Care Lecture 22
Session 23: Overview of STOP-BSI Program Lecture 23
Session 24: Where are we now? Lecture 24
Wrap-Up and Open Mic

LiveTalk 3

Final Paper Due