SS/R: Safe Communication for Safer Health Care
- Identify common communication pitfalls, and how they contribute to preventable safety events.
- Identify and correct frequent misconceptions about human communication that commonly lead to patient safety events.
- Replace these common communication weaknesses with five concrete “safe communication” practices to make the connections between us more resilient to interpersonal failures.
- 10% Participation
- 20% Quizzes
- 30% Group Presentation
- 10% Exam(s)
- 30% Final Paper
This course will be offered in the HPM Summer Institute. Students will be assigned pre-course readings that must be completed prior to the start of class. No assignment will be accepted after August 4, 2023. This is an onsite section of a course also held online/virtually. You are responsible for the modality in which you register.