This module aims to comprehensively deliver the elements of patient safety as presented by the WHO (2010). It is anticipated that this module will form part of the professional and academic development of the health professional working in acute and community settings, relating specifically to patient safety.
It will provide an opportunity for health professionals to be updated, educated and trained in the theoretical and practical skills relating to all aspects of patient safety. It is anticipated that the module will have significant positive impact on patient care and outcomes. This stand-alone module can be completed on its own for professional development purposes. It is also part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences/Professional Studies.