Patient safety

Online course for EUNetPas partners on risk management and patient safety improvement

Sponsored and accredited by the Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs of Spain

The Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs of Spain has developed an online project-based course to encourage professionals to lead, manage or collaborate in the risk management and patient safety improvements within their own organizations or work environment. The course is estimated to take three months to complete, with participants needing to dedicate approximately 120 hours to it.

The target audience is health-care professionals from EUNetPas members, working in primary and specialized care, as well as in health-care management.

Course description

  • This course describes progressively the phases, techniques and tools used in risk management, both in public organizations and private companies.
  • The phases, elements and tools of the risk management process will be put into context through examples and practical cases, both from the health-sector and from other contexts. Moreover, clear and easy-to-use formats are provided, that can be used ad-hoc by those health-care organizations that may require them.
  • The tutors will advise and serve as consultants to the students as they advance through their own risk management and patient safety improvement plans set in the context of their own health-care organizations.

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