Activity ID



December 31, 2021

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: Johns Hopkins University

Description of CME Course

The Armstrong Institute’s online Patient Safety Certificate Program delivers core concepts and tools to be an effective patient safety champion in your hospital, clinical department or unit/clinic. The program’s 13 modules, which can be taken anywhere and at any time, delve into core concepts in such areas as:

  • Fostering a culture of patient safety
  • Delivering patient-centered care
  • Designing safer care delivery systems
  • Enhancing interdisciplinary teamwork and communication
  • Sustaining change
  • Tools and strategies for identifying and mitigating hazards.

Patient safety initiatives, both in the United States and overseas, have used this online program to prepare key organizational safety leaders and build their organizations’ internal capacity for improvement.

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Educational Objectives

Develop patient safety initiatives for real and lasting change
Create and sustain a patient safety culture that has patient-centered care as its linchpin
Use a system-based approach to identify and reduce defects in their health care organizations
Apply evidence-based practices to develop and support effective multidisciplinary teams that work in partnership with patients and their families to improve patient safety outcomes
Act as change agents in their organizations as they lead efforts to continuously learn from defects and improve patient safety and quality care by developing action plans for patient safety improvement


Patient Safety, Adverse Events, Medical Errors, Science of Safety, Communicating, Project Management, Leading Change


Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Professionalism, Systems-based Practice

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban

National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes

Communication Skills, Patient Safety/Medical Errors, Evaluation of Clinical Performance, Quality Improvement, Healthcare Workforce

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