Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety, Error Science and Full Disclosure
Program URL: http://psl.ec.uic.edu/
Program Type: Certificate
Award Conferred: Graduate Certificate
Total Number of Credit Hours: 12 Sem. Hr(s).
The health care industry requires a systems-oriented,
inter-professional, and patient-centered approach for
optimal patient success, and the emerging field of Patient
Safety is revolutionizing the industry for the 21st century.
New skills and attitudes are required to meet the changing
needs of patients in a medical environment that has
become one of multilayered systems, informatics,
assessment, outcomes, and quality indicators.
The Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety, Error Science and Full Disclosure will ensure that students are prepared to meet the evolving requirements of challenging health care environments. The reduction of medical error and risk in our health care system can translate directly into improved care and cost reduction.
By enrolling today in this innovative, interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety, Error Science and Full Disclosure, you benefit from a program developed by knowledge leaders in the College of Medicine and other partners at the University of Illinois at Chicago. With challenging online courses, the Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety, Error Science and Full Disclosure will provide you with an understanding of the foundations of patient safety and quality care; effective communication and collaboration skills with patients, families and other professionals; and the skills necessary to implement medical error disclosure and risk reduction programs. By attending to the issues of patient safety and creating plans to effectively reduce risk and potential for error, you will gain the knowledge and skill to design and implement a comprehensive approach to error science management. In today's complex health care environment, expanding one's skills and knowledge will likely increase opportunities for career growth as well. In addition, students with professional licenses may be able to use courses in the program toward continuing education requirements. Students are encouraged to contact their licensing accrediting body for details. The Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety, Error Science and Full Disclosure certificate program delivers courses using online instruction that emphasizes self-directed learning and team collaboration. Upon successful completion of all coursework, you will earn a Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety, Error Science and Full Disclosure from the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Certificate courses can also be used to satisfy course requirements for the Master of Science in Patient Safety Leadership.
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