In-Person and Online
The Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course is jointly developed by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and HealthCareCAN with experts from across Canada and internationally.
Providing an overview of the fundamentals of patient safety, the Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course equips healthcare professionals and leaders with the information, tools, and techniques to build a strong patient safety culture within their organizations.
Who does this course target?
Healthcare professionals and leaders who have patient safety as part of their portfolio, including patient safety officers, clinical managers, nurses, physicians, and educators, are encouraged to participate.
The course will show you how to:
Use our tools and techniques to develop a patient safety program
Recognize system-induced patient safety incidents
Recognize human factors related to patient safety, such as non-technical skills or fatigue
Understand high-risk clinical processes
Develop strategies to influence and enhance patient safety culture
Foster communication, teamwork, and organizational culture as it relates to patient safety
Examine other special and emerging topics in patient safety
Upon completion of this course graduates will be able to effect the system change required to advance patient safety in their organizations.
For more information, contact Megan Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-866-421-6933.
The Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course sessions are presented by some of the foremost leaders in patient safety in Canada and internationally. Pragmatic applied content is combined with thought-provoking discussion and networking. The four day program incorporates foundational content with topical patient safety issues, through interaction with up to fourteen leaders in the field
Upcoming in-person course: May 26th – May 29th, 2015 (Ottawa, ON)
Registration will be available through HealthCareCAN shortly.
To place your name on our waiting list, contact Megan Taylor at email@example.com or 1-866-421-6933.
Now available for online learning, the Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course.
Based on the success of the in-person program, the Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course in now available online. The online course is designed to help busy healthcare professionals lead patient safety improvement initiatives in their organization. The course has maximum flexibility so that learning can take place when it is convenient for the participant. The patient safety content is delivered entirely online with readings, videos, webinars, discussion forums, a patient safety improvement project proposal, and expert faculty to provide support and feedback.
The Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course Online Program is 100 hours, which participants can complete in a 12 month time frame. Participants may enroll and start the program at any time.
Register today for the Canadian Patient Safety Officer Online Program.