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​​​​To see which course works for you, use the table below to compare the unique features between the In-person and Online Canadian Patient Safety Office Course.

​In-Person Online​
​Length

​4 days (32 hours)

​100 total hours
(12 months to complete)
​Cost

Regular Tuition: $3,995

Canadian Student: ​$2,495

International Student: $2,695

​Topics
  • History of Patient Safety
  • Patients Part of the Healthcare Team
  • Resiliency & Reliability Science
  • Human Factors and Patient Safety
  • Safety Culture Measurement & Improvement
  • Teamwork & Communication
  • The Role of the Board in Patient Safety
  • Just Culture & Disclosure
  • Effective Communication to Manage Patient Safety Incidents
  • Partnering with Physicians
  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Quality Improvement Methodologies
  • Liberating Structures
  • Building a Strategy & Structure for Patient Safety
  • Spreading and Sustaining Patient Safety Improvements
  • Provider Experience with Adverse Events
  • Module 1: What is Patient Safety?
  • Module 2: High Reliability and Resiliency in Healthcare - Using a Complexity Science Lens
  • Module 3: Human Factors - Designed for Patient Safety
  • Module 4: Safety Culture Measurement & Improvement
  • Module 5: Teams & Communication for Safer Patient Care
  • Module 6: Incident Management - Preventing, Managing, Learning and Sharing Patient Safety Incidents
  • Module 7: Using Quality Improvement Methods to Create a Safer Healthcare System
  • Module 8: Capability Building - Strategy & Structure
​Key Benefits
  • In person access to Subject Matter Experts
  • Network and learn from Canadian and International colleagues
  • Designated time for focused learning on patient safety
  • Faculty available for coaching, support and feedback
  • Begin program at any time
  • Learn at your own pace over time
  • Opportunities to interact with online colleagues
  • Live webinars by subject matter experts
  • Time to reflect and apply learning at work site during study
​Interactive Learning
  • ​​In-Class
  • Lecture (interaction with up-to 14 subject matter experts)
  • Group work / break out sessions
  • World café
  • Case studies
  • Role play
  • ​Online Forum
  • Faculty coaching and support
  • Access to peer network
  • Webinars
  • Videos
  • Quizzes
  • Assignments
​Practice / Projects

Ideas and Actions Tool

  • Reflective questions which will help to inform an action plan and next steps for advancing your organizational patient safety agenda

Project Proposal

  • The purpose of the final project proposal is for the learner to consolidate their knowledge by preparing to lead a patient safety improvement project.

Ideas and Actions Tool

  • Reflective questions which will help to inform an action plan and next steps for advancing your organizational patient safety agenda

Project Proposal

  • The purpose of the final project proposal is for the learner to consolidate their knowledge by preparing to lead a patient safety improvement project.