Understand key concepts in patient safety in any care setting.
Understand key concepts in patient safety in any setting where care is provided.
Apply patient safety theories to investigate errors and change systems.
List, define and integrate common terminology used in patient safety.
(1) Kohn L, Corrigan J, Donaldson M. To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Committee on Quality of Health Care in America, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academy Press; 2000.
(2) Wachter, Robert MD. Understanding Patient Safety 2E. China: The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2012. Print.
(3) James JT. A New, Evidence-based Estimate of Patient Harms Associated with Hospital Care. Journal of Patient Safety. 2013; 9(3): 122-28
(4) IHI Open School Lesson Patient Safety 101: Fundamentals of Patient Safety
(5) IHI Open School Lesson Patient Safety 100: Introduction to Patient Safety
(6) IHI Open School Lesson Patient Safety 102: Human Factors and Safety
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