Patient Safety Certificate Program

The Patient Safety Certificate Program is designed to assist health care risk management and patient safety professionals apply key patient safety concepts to support improved patient care and outcomes. Participants will review patient safety concepts and learn to effectively apply them to effect positive change in their organization. The certificate program is designed in a “blended learning” approach, with attendees beginning their journey with the program with online pre-work beginning August 19, followed by meeting in-person on October 11-12 in the Baltimore Convention Center. Registration for this program will close August 16. Content areas include:

  • Patient Safety Past, Present and Future
  • Patient Safety Infrastructure
  • Patient Safety Science/Foundations
  • Patient Safety Data
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Disclosure
  • Human Factors
  • Communicating for Patient Safety
  • Building Patient Safety into Organizations
  • Maintaining Personal Energy

Important Dates

August 16

Registration closes

August 19

Online course opens - participants receive access information

October 11-12

On-site application

October 17

Online course re-opens for wrap up

October 31

Online course completion deadline

 

View Pre-Conference Program Pricing

 

Continuing Education Credit Information

ASHRM Credit

This program is approved for 18 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow), and toward CPHRM renewal – for those who hold the designation at the time of the program.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

American Society for Health Care Risk Management is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been approved for 18 credit hours of CNE.

Format

5 hours of online work, 13 hours of on-site application

Completion Requirements

You will receive a "Certificate of Completion" upon completion of the following:

  • Completion of all online work
  • Full on-site attendance
  • Completion of evaluation within 2 weeks

Email ashrmed@aha.org with questions.

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