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309.873.98 SSR: PRB SLV PATNT SFTY

Cancelled

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Dates:
Mon 11/26/2012 - Tue 11/27/2012
Class Times:
  • M Tu,  8:30am - 6:00pm

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Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Judy Holzer
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only
Description:

Provides an approach to solving problems in patient safety in health care. Discussions include the role of both individual health care workers, and systems in improving patient safety. Students learn the basics of analyzing a patient safety problem, and become familiar with models for improving safety in hospitals and other health care organizations, as well as methods for implementation and evaluation of interventions.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify an important patient safety problem
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of how to analyze a patient safety problem
  3. Describe the role of various systems and factors in creating safety hazard
  4. Plan an intervention to improve patient safety, including design, implementation and evaluation of the intervention.
Methods of Assessment:

class participation and final paper (10 pages) on a proposed patient safety intervention

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Full-time degree students must obtain permission from Judy Holzer prior to registration

For consent, contact:

jholzer@jhsph.edu