Patient Safety in Relation to E-Health Systems and Applications

AUS100

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Introduction to a comprehensive framework for understanding and managing the patient safety risks associated with eHealth

Competency-based

Global

Self-paced

Cost-effective

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Targeted

Accessible

Target Audience

Clinicians, health informaticians, health software vendors and developers, health service managers.

Recommended pre-requisites

Nil.

Course description

Health information technologies can enable dramatic improvements in health service delivery and productivity, and in health service safety and quality. However, they also can, and do, result in unintended consequences from time to time.

This course provides an introduction to patient safety in relation to e-health systems and applications. It describes the nature of these unintended consequences, and introduces the Australian Professional Practice Guide to Assuring Patient Safety in Relation to E-Health Systems and Applications.

Learning Objectives

Having successfully completed this course, clinicians will be able to:
 

  1. Explain and discuss patient safety in relation to e-health systems and applications.
  2. Explain and discuss the nature and intent of the Australian Professional Practice Guide.
  3. Determine whether the Professional Practice Guide applies to them, and if so, determine their next steps.

Content

Module 1 – Introduction
Module 2 – Patient Safety in Relation to E-Health Systems and Applications – Overview
Module 2 – Assuring Patient Safety in Relation to E-Health Systems and Applications –Professional Practice Guide