EOH 564 Safety in Healthcare 3.0 Credits
This course examines the history of healthcare safety as an emerging public health problem in the United States. Topics such as patient safety, nurse injury, and other outcomes will be studied. Effects of safety climate, organizational culture, and clinical knowledge on patients, healthcare workers and the healthcare system are discussed. The subsequent costs and burdens to the healthcare system are explored using current information from the academic literature, local and national interest groups, and government agencies. Policy interventions and alternatives are addressed. Emphasis is given to safety interventions regardless of preventability, lack of existing solutions, or consensus of priority.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
...Risks: , EOH 612 , ENVE 727 , and AE 550 or EOH 510 Water Resources: CIVE 564...