Patient Safety in Developing Countries
- Discuss the current state of knowledge, challenges and opportunities related to patient safety & quality in developing country health systems
- Articulate the importance of establishing a culture of patient safety & quality within an organization
- Conduct a patient safety situational analysis in a health care organization in a developing country
- Define and describe essential management methods that can be used to develop a patient safety & quality action plan for a developing country institution
- 25% Participation
- 75% Final Paper
Students are encouraged to register for the inperson section of this course. If you are not able to attend in person, this section of the course will be offered remotely, via Zoom, for 2 days in the HPM Summer Institute. Students are required to complete readings prior to the start of the course. The final assignments will be due no later than August 4, 2023.