Patient Safety 101 Microcredential - Milestone 1
In this SaferCare Texas Microcredential, enrollees learn the core concepts of patient safety. Upon completing this training, participants the gain knowledge and skills to facilitate patient safety embedded leadership skills and mindsets that address patient safety issues that eliminate preventable harm. Patient safety, in alignment with the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI), addresses not only patient safety but also workforce safety by making patient healthcare safer by both reducing harm and preventable mortality and ensuring the safety and resiliency of the organization and healthcare workforce, a precondition to advancing patient safety.
In the past 20 years, patient safety has become a major concern for our healthcare system and providers, although evidence-based, effective best-care practices are seldom shared and implemented. Issues related to knowledge base, leadership, culture, and building skills are necessary to avoid preventable harm to key stakeholders such as healthcare organizations, clinicians, and, most importantly, the patient. Providing this information to future healthcare clinicians, staff, and faculty can provide a basic knowledge base and introduction to implementing patient safety practices in a variety of healthcare settings. When implemented, patient safety concepts can work on all three levels of healthcare (patient, provider, and system) to prevent, treat, or even reverse patient safety issues for an array of disciplines of healthcare students, staff, or faculty. This micro-credential allows participants to learn about the basics of patient safety and practice patient safety skills.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and social workers.Other healthcare professionals may also benefit from this educational activity.
The overarching objectives for the full micro-credential are: participants should be able to: CLO 1: Identify the core concepts of patient safety and quality improvement; CLO 2: Identify the basic concepts of Just Culture and healthcare leadership; CLO 3: Identify the foundations of high-reliability organizations; CLO 4: Identify the basics of quality improvement with PDSA cycles.
Milestone 1 Objectives are:
These MLOs will contribute to your ability to meet the Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) as noted below. By the conclusion of this training, learners will be able to:
MLO 1.1: Identify the core concepts of patient safety and quality improvement (CLO 1)
- MLO 1.2: Describe the eight-step process for managing change with positive outcomes (CLO 1)
In support of improving patient care, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing Education for the healthcare team.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit.
American Osteopathic Association
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this program for a maximum of 2.0 contact hours of AOA Category 2B CME credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in the activity.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UAN JA0004637-0000-23-031-H05-Pand will award 2 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognized ACPE Providers.
Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity.
Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. HSC complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.
This activity provides up to 2.0 contact hours.
Social Workers completing this course receive 2.0 contact hours of continuing education credits.
Certificate of Attendance
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth certifies this activity for 2.0 hours of participation.
- 2.00 ACPE Pharmacy
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 2.00 ANCC
- 2.00 ASWB CreditAs a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 2.00 continuing education credits.
- 2.00 HSC Participation
This learning activity is a required element of the UNTHSC Patient Safety 101 Microcredential and is intended for ONLY those enrolled in that microcredential course.
To register for the UNTHSC Patient Safety 101 Microcredential, please visit HSC Learning Plus.
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