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The Science of Safety in Healthcare

Health professionals and students and health consumers interested in learning about patient safety will acquire foundational knowledge of the principles of the science and culture of safety in healthcare in this five-week course.

Start Date: Jun 01, 2014 Topics: General Health

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This course will introduce the basic principles of the science and culture of safety in healthcare. The goals for this course are to provide definitions and context of patient safety concepts and terms using a systems approach.

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  • Dates: Jun 01, 2014 to Jul 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Peter J Pronovost, Cheryl Dennison-Himmelfarb
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General Health

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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