Patient Safety Best Practices

Code: OLRN1338

Course description

This course examines the behaviours, practices, and designs that have been shown to effectively mitigate the human factors that contribute to harm and error in delivering health care. Topics include the use of SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation) reporting and communications, checklists, and evidence-informed practices as risk management strategies.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OLRN1337
Corequisites: None
Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.