Module Profile: Patient Safety & Clinical Risk

This module examines the relationship between patient safety and informatics.

The broad function and application of the risk management process is explored, as is the link between quality improvement and patient safety.

Topics covered include:

  • adverse incidents;
  • medical records and information management;
  • the roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals;
  • the application of principles to assess risk exposures associated with clinical practice;
  • issues around new technology and its adoption and
  • information systems to support risk management and patient safety.

Module tutor

Ms Pippa Bark-Williams, UCL CHIME

Mode

Blended learning - web-based distance learning in the UCL Virtual Learning Environment plus 3-day face to face teaching session.

Credits

15

Dates

Teaching Block 4 - see Module Calendar for details.

Availability

For further information

Contact courses-chime@ucl.ac.uk

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