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309.732.11
Human Factors in Patient Safety

Cancelled

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
In-person
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Pamela Davis
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only
Resources:
Prerequisite:

309.730 is strongly recommended, or students must get instructor consent

Description:

Provides students with the essential concepts, methods and tools to enable them to design effective patient safety interventions and evaluate their impact.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe and apply concepts and methods in organizational and human factors literature
  2. Assess the roles of organizational, system and human factors in patient safety and in provider/patient behavior change more broadly
  3. Use appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods to identify and prioritize patient safety problems
  4. Describe and propose designs for successful patient safety interventions
  5. Identify and address barriers to improvement efforts
  6. Identify appropriate team members for safety improvement efforts
  7. Evaluate the outcomes of patient safety interventions
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 10% Participation
  • 20% Literature review
  • 15% Project outline
  • 20% Group Presentation
  • 35% Final Paper

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduate students are not permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Consent required for students who have not taken 309.730.

For consent, contact:

Pamela.Davis@jhu.edu

Special Comments:

This course is planned to be offered in person but will be modified if in-person courses are not allowed for Summer 2021.