• No products in the cart.

In this course, it provides an introduction to the science of safety, how it relates to problems with patient safety and explains the role of both individuals and systems in improving patient safety. Reviews institutional responses to adverse events, including topics of risk management and medical malpractice. Emphasizes the importance of communication and teamwork. Students learn the basics of conducting an incident investigation.


This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.


Edukite courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must submit all the assignment of the course as part of the assessment. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your Certificate at a cost of £49.

Having an Official Edukite Certification is a great way to celebrate and share your success. You can:

  • Add the certificate to your CV or resume and brighten up your career
  • Show it to prove your success


Course Credit: JHSPH Open

Course Curriculum

Lecture 1 Science of Safety (Wu and Pronovost) 00:25:00
Lecture 2 Adverse Events and Safety Concepts and Definitions (Morlock, Wu) 00:15:00
Lecture 3 The IOM Report(s) (Wu) 00:25:00
Lecture 4 Safety and Medicine (Pronovost) 00:15:00
Lecture 5 Systems of Influence (Morlock) 00:20:00
Lecture 8 Measuring Patient Safety (Pronovost, Wu) 00:25:00
Lecture 9 Adverse Event Reporting Systems (Morlock, Wu) 00:45:00
Lecture 10 Reporting Medical Errors Real-Time Tales (Miller, Wu) 00:20:00
Lecture 11 Investigating a Defect (Pronovost) 00:15:00
Lecture 12 Interventions to Improve Patient Safety (Wu, Morlock) 00:40:00
Lecture 13 Practical Tools to Improve Patient Safety (Pronovost) 00:25:00
Lecture 14 CUSP Designing a Comprehensive Unit-based Patient Safety Program (Wu, Pronovost, and Engineer) 00:20:00
Lecture 15 Medication Safety (Wu, Morlock) 00:30:00
Lecture 16 Disclosure of Adverse Events and Medical Errors (Wu) 00:40:00
Lecture 17 The Joint Commission and Patient Safety (Bundy) 00:35:00
Lecture 18 Macrosystems Policy, Payment, Regulation, Accreditation, and Education to Improve Safety (Wu, Morlock) 00:25:00
Lecture 20 Adverse Events in the Outpatient Setting (Morlock, Wu) 00:15:00
Lecture 21 An Overview of the Patient Safety Programme at WHO (Wu & Engineer) 00:25:00
Lecture 22 Clean Care is Safer Care (Engineer & Wu) 00:35:00
Lecture 23 Overview of STOP-BSI Program (Pronovost & Wu) 00:15:00
Lecture 24 Where Are We Now (Wu) 00:20:00
Submit Your Assignment 00:00:00
Certification 00:00:00

Course Reviews


9 ratings
  • 5 stars0
  • 4 stars0
  • 3 stars0
  • 2 stars0
  • 1 stars0

No Reviews found for this course.

©2021 Edukite. All Rights Resereved
Edukite is A Part Of Ebrahim College, Charity Commission
Reg No 110841