Patient Safety

KAHER INSTITUTE OF NURSING SCINECES, BELAGAVI

INTERDISCIPLINARY COURSE ON WHO MULTI-PROFESSIONAL PATIENT SAFETY MEASURES

SL NO  NAME OF THE INSTITUTION NAME OF THE COURSE COURSE CO-ORDINATORS RESOURCE PERSONS
1 KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi. WHO Multi professional patient safety measures Prof. Sumitra LA
Vice Principal & HOD
Dept. of Child Health Nursing.
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi.
Mob: 9845896114Mr. Mahaling MH
Assoc Professor,
Dept. of Child Health Nursing.
KAHER Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belagavi.
Mob: 8660566008
Senior faculty from the constituent colleges and KLE Hospital Infection Control Team

Learning from the course: WHO Patient safety measures set the stage for students, irrespective of their chosen profession, to begin to understand and practice patient safety in all their professional activities.
Eligibility: This course is open for all undergraduates,B.Sc. Nursing/B.PHARM/BPT/MBBS/BDS/BAMS/Allied Health Sciences.
Duration of the course:3 months (November, December 2019 & January 2020).
Course fees: Free for KAHER students.
Intake capacity: 40 students, 80% of attendance is compulsory to get certificate.
Duration: 30 hours
Class Timing: 2.30 pm to 4.30pm every Saturday.
Teaching: Lecture, Discussion and Demonstration.
Final grading and evaluation: Written examination of 25 marks for 1 hour.
Section 1: MCQs 10marks, Section 2: Short essays 15marks

Unit Time

(Hrs)

Learning objectives Content Teaching learning activities Assessment methods
I 5 Students should understand the discipline of patient safety and its role in minimizing the incidence and impact of adverse events What is patient safety?

 

Ø  Introduction–

Why is patient safety relevant to health care?

Ø  The harm caused by health-care errors and system failures

Ø  History of the patient safety

Ø  Lecture discussion

 

Short essay
II 5 Students should understand the importance of teamwork in health care and know how to be effective team players. Being an effective team player

 

Ø  Introduction–

Why teamwork is an essential element of patient safety

Ø  Introduction to health-care teams

Ø  The different types of teams  in health care

Ø  Measures of effective teamwork

Ø  Lecture discussion

 

MCQ

Short essay

III 10 Demonstrate the devastating effects of inadequate infection prevention and control in health-care settings to show students how they as individual members of the health-care team can help minimize the risks of contamination and infection to improve patient safety. Infection prevention and control

 

Ø  Introduction–Infection control is important for patient safety

Ø  Main causes and types of HCAI

Ø  The modes of infection transmission in healthcare settings

Ø  Main principles and methods for HCAI prevention and control.

Ø  Lecture discussion

Ø  Demonstration

MCQ

Long essay

Short essay

IV 10  Encourage students to continue to learn and practice ways to improve the safety of medication use. Improving medication safety

 

Ø  Introduction–

Why focus on medications?

Ø  Steps in using medication

Ø  Carries risks

Ø  Safe practice skills for students

Ø  Detecting and reducing possible interactions and/or contraindications

Ø  Lecture discussion

 

MCQ

Long essay

Short essay