The course aims to provide students with the understanding of: (i) the importance of risk management in health care organizations trough a multidisciplinary approach aiming at considering the role of the latent failures particularly in complex organizations such as those devoted to health care delivery; (ii) the main tools available in risk assessment and risk management; (iii) norms, rules and regulations seen as barriers to make health care safer.
Expected learning outcomes
Students: (i) are aware of the change of paradigm in risk management and patient safety; (ii) improve their competence on the use of the basic tools in risk management and risk assessment; (iii) understand the institutional approach to patient safety; (iv) consider how risk analysis can be a useful tool to improve the quality of care.
Lessons timetable and exams
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary) Lessons timetable