Module 1 aims:

This module will give participants an essential overview of the major components of system and personal responsibilities aligned to patient safety, risk and governance.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of the module the learner will be expected to be able to: 

  • Evaluate the relevance and practical use of audit, risk management and governance in clinical practice and improving patient experience.

  • Demonstrate understanding of the involvement of regulatory authorities and the output from inquiries in clinical governance and risk management.

  • Apply principles of incident and complaint investigation using a systematic approach approach.

  • Understand how to manage self and content through an effective revalidation process.

  • Demonstrate awareness of a healthy organisational safety culture.

  • Recognise the impact of human factors and reliability science in communications, care and systems.