Patient safety has been increasingly recognized as an issue of global importance and in 2002, WHO Member States agreed on a World Health Assembly resolution on patient safety. In May 2019, the seventy-second World Health Assembly also endorsed the establishment of World Patient Safety Day to be observed annually on 17 September, echoing that no one should be harmed in health care. Reaffirming the principle of 'First do no harm', a need to promote and improve patient safety across health systems at all levels, sectors and settings was identified. This requires a workforce that is sensitive, well trained and competent on patient safety issues. To address this critical gap in capacity building of healthcare providers (doctors, nurses, non-medical hospital staff), PHFI along with Lincoln American University, School of Medicine has designed a virtual training of 5-days course on patient safety.
Lincoln American University, School of Medicine (LAU) is a private medical university and medical college in Guyana, South America. LAU is one of the fastest growing medical universities to pursue MD in America, listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS), registered with National Accreditation Council of Guyana (NAC, Guyana) and Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), certified by Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI).
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, research and policy development in the area of Public Health.
Describe the historical progress of patient safety in health care
Identify key drivers for patient safety
Identify best methods for safer practice in health care
Describe the mechanisms used to engage patients and their family in improving patient safety
Describe how patient safety risks can be managed in health care settings
Define safety culture and systems thinking in health care as it relates to improved patient safety
The course is aimed at UG or PG students from streams of medicine, pharmacy, allied health/healthcare providers/allied healthcare professionals.
Registration and Cost
Standard Participants: $75
Students preparing for USMLE: $75
How To Apply
Once you are ready to register for the cost, please fill the application form on our partner website www.laumed.org.
5 Sessions (Each of 2 hours including Q&A session)