Postgraduate Certificate in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement – Programme Under Development

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This programme is under construction. Seeking expressions of interest

  • Award title

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Programme duration

    8 months

Entry requirements

  • Evidence of proficiency in the English language

  • Full employment in a medical practice throughout the duration of the programme

  • Medical or health-related science degree granted by a recognised institution

What will I study?

  • The Rationale for Patient Safety
  • The Science of Patient Safety
  • The Culture and system of Patient Safety
  • Codesigning for Safety – Patients Leading for Safety
  • The Economics of Patient Safety
  • Developing a Safe Clinical Team
  • Situation Awareness and patient safety
  • Practical Application of Human Factors and ergonomics to Improve Safety
  • Reliability Theory and its application in daily work
  • Standardisations and Standard Operating Procedures to Improve Safety
  • Resilience Theory, Complexity Science and Safety 2
  • Measuring Patient Safety at a System, Organisation and National Level
  • Improving to be Safe – improvement methods for safety
  • Investigating and learning from Adverse Events
  • Open Disclosure
  • Caring for the Caregivers – The Second Victim
  • Enabling Medication Safety
  • Preventing and Decreasing Infections and Sepsis
  • Preventing and Limiting Diagnostic Error
  • Detecting and Limiting Deterioration
  • Managing safety in a multi-disciplinary

Programme benefits

Upon completion of this programme, you will:

  • have access to an evolving community of global leaders in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
  • be able to manage and support behaviour change
  • have exposure to research and current scientific evidence relating to Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
  • have access to a global community of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement specialists

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