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HCM 118 - Developing Patient Safety and Quality Care in Nursing

Code Start Date Duration Venue
HCM 118 20 May 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HCM 118 03 June 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HCM 118 15 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HCM 118 12 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HCM 118 09 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HCM 118 07 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HCM 118 04 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HCM 118 02 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course will introduce the basic principles of the science of safety in healthcare.  Course content will be of relevance to members of the healthcare delivery team, including nurses, as well as the healthcare consumers in the general public, it is designed to optimize nursing performance, and increase clinical knowledge.

Course Objectives

  • Engaging and empowering participants to act as leaders in ensuring high quality patient care
  • Reducing the potential risk for known high risk processes
  • Creating a just culture for encouraging learning about patient safety events
  • Learning how to involve the person and family in determining the plan of care

Who Should Attend?

  • Healthcare managers
  • Nurses
  • Patient Care Providers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Patient Safety
  • National Patient Safety Training Goals and Initiatives
  • Common Medical Errors
  • Sentinel-Event Reporting
  • Error Analysis and Reporting
  • Continual Improvement: Planning and Doing
  • Reducing Medication Errors
  • Introduction to Medication Errors and Statistics
  • Review of Common Types of Medication Errors
  • Recommendations for Reducing Medication Errors

Day 2

  • Important Elements of Medication Management Policies and Procedures
  • Role of Nurses in Medication Error Prevention
  • Role of Patient Education in Medication Error Reduction
  • Tips to Reduce Medication Errors
  • Bioterrorism and Disaster Preparation
  • Environment of Care (EoC)
  • How EoC Affected By Disasters
  • Requirements for A Disaster/Emergency Plan

Day 3

  • Infection Control
  • Transmission of Infectious Organisms
  • The Four Conditions That Must Exist For an Infection To Spread
  • Risk Reduction Required by Joint Commission Standards
  • Infection Control during Construction Projects
  • Bloodborne Pathogens: Transmission, Control and Examples
  • Hepatitis B and C and  HIV
  • Airborne Pathogens: Transmission, Control and Examples
  • Tuberculosis and Influenza
  • Control through Use of Standard Precautions
  • Using Personal Protective Equipment

Day 4

  • Organizational Performance Improvement
  • Importance of Performance Improvement
  • The PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) Performance Improvement Model
  • Other Performance Improvement Models and Samples of Measurement Tools
  • Sample Performance Improvement Projects
  • Competency for Quality Care
  • Joint Commission Competency Standards
  • Working with Diverse Patient Populations
  • Addressing Communication Barriers
  • Competency Requirements for Delivering Appropriate Age-Related Healthcare

Day 5

  • Dealing With Emotional and Psychologically Disturbed Patients
  • Technical Competence in Use And Maintenance of Equipment
  • Ongoing Competency Training and Assessment
  • Patient Rights
  • Patient Education
  • The Role of Patient Education in Improving Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction
  • Teaching Topics, Including Patient Rights and Responsibilities, Disease-Specific Education and Support
  • Assessment of Individual Patient Education Needs and Potential Barriers
  • Documentation for Quality Care
  • Best Practices for Medical Documentation
  • Review of Joint Commission Standards of Documentation