The Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety informs and empowers the next generations of innovative patient safety experts by providing the knowledge and practical skills to promote a culture of safety and design safer systems of care. Future leaders incorporate clinician wellness strategies in care delivery models that are accountable, honest, and transparent. The purpose of this certificate is to support healthcare clinicians and leaders in advancing patient safety and the safety of healthcare providers by expanding their fundamental skills and knowledge in patient safety science principles, workforce wellness, and quality improvement strategies.
This is a four-course, interdisciplinary graduate certificate, tailored to accommodate a busy healthcare professional’s schedule. Courses are delivered in an online format, structured to enhance the curriculum with peer-to-peer discussions and experience developing tools, protocols, and process improvement strategies.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
A grade of B or higher is required in each course.
|HLTH 5600||Introduction to Patient Safety||3|
|HLTH 5610||Patient Safety Science||3|
|HLTH 5620||Leadership, Patient Safety, and Clinical Wellness||3|
|HLTH 5630||Quality Improvement in Patient Safety||3|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
12 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.00 GPA required