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Risk Management and Patient Safety


Risk Management and Patient Safety


Riphah International University through Riphah Institute of Healthcare Improvement and Safety (RIHIS) is dedicatedly providing a credible platform for health care professionals in Pakistan to enhance their knowledge and skills in Healthcare Quality and Patient safety to become Quality and Patient Safety change agents to ensure Healthcare Improvement and safety in their healthcare organizations.

Patient safety is prevention of errors and adverse effects to patients associated with health care. While health care has become more effective, it has also become more complex, with greater use of new technologies, medicines and treatments.

Course Contents
  • Discuss healthcare risk management functions and key responsibilities
  • Explain the essential components of an organizational healthcare risk management program
  • Discuss Healthcare Risk Management’s role in clinician communication and the concept of informed consent
  • Discuss the risk management process
  • Identify risk management considerations in hospital departments that are considered high risk
  • Define the concept of patient safety
  • Discuss TeamSTEPPS
  • Discuss IPSG
  • Recognize organizational infection control programs and measurement tools
  • Discuss the role of Patients and their families in Patient Safety
  • Understand and apply strategies and tools of Risk Management and patient safety in their hospitals;
  • Become change agents for Risk Management and patient safety in their hospitals
Focus Group

This certificate course designed in considering the needs of healthcare settings of Pakistan and the following group will get the maximum benefits:

  • Chief Executive Officers, Medical Directors, Medical Superintendents/ Administrators, Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Quality Assurance Managers /Executives/Officers, House Officers and Medical Students
Duration of Course
Two days
Course Fee
Individual: PKR 6,000

50% discount for Riphah International University Faculty, Hospital Staff & Students

25% discount for the Alumni of RIHIS

25% discount for 3 or more participants from same organization