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Patient Safety Professional (PS Prof) Course

The PS Prof Diamond includes the PS Prof's role as a Patient Safety Expert, a Leader, in Improving Perofrmance & Measuring Impact, and in Identifying & Mitigating Risk.

The Patient Safety Professional, or PS Prof, Course is a five-day, highly interactive course designed for new patient safety managers who have been in their role for less than one year. The PS Prof course provides an overview of patient safety standards, practices, and resources, including:

  • Human factors.
  • Systems approach.
  • Safety culture.
  • Quality management.
  • Performance improvement.
  • Data collection, analysis and feedback.
  • Risk identification and mitigation.

In addition to the classroom portion of the course, participants will be expected to complete approximately four to six hours of pre-work prior to attending the course and take part in online continuing professional development and feedback sessions for 12 months following the course. This course is fully accredited through the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the following credits are available: ACHE, ACPE, CERP, CME, CCNE, APA, and IACET CEU.

The next PS Prof course will be held February 3–February 7, 2020 in Falls Church, Va.

Contact our staff via e-mail for help with the registration process. Once your service representative approves your registration for the course, you will receive detailed information including instructions for travel, hotel arrangements, and other logistical details.

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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