HNN749 - Patient Safety and Risk Management
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Online|
|Cohort rule:||This unit is only available to students enrolled in H568, H569, H575, H645, H665, H666, H667, H668, H669, H672, H675, H771, H777, M701, M703|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1 hour online seminars (recordings provided)
This unit has as its focus a critical examination of patient safety and risk management in health care contexts, locally and globally. Particular attention is given to human error theory and clinical governance as an overarching guiding framework for progressing patient safety and taking a systems approach to reducing the incidence and impact of preventable adverse events in health care domains.
Students will be given the opportunity to make a critical examination of the organisational contexts in which adverse events occur, the role of clinical governance in facilitating a systematic approach to reducing the incidence and impact of preventable adverse events in clinical practice, principles and processes of human error management, system and human factor enablers and barriers to achieving safe health care, patient safety competencies (individual and institutional), accountability and responsibility for patient safety and risk management in health care domains, and the application of patient safety concepts and processes in primary health care.
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