Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS™)

An Overview

Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)™ is a designation earned by professionals who have demonstrated their competency in the core standards of patient safety and application.

Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)™ credential provides those working in patient safety ways to demonstrate their proficiency and skill in Patient safety discipline. This allows employers to validate a potential candidate’s patient safety knowledge and skill base, critical competencies for today’s health care environment. The Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)™ credential is maintained every 3 years- The Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)™ credential is a registered trademark of IHI/NPSF.

Learning Outcome:

  1. Describe importance aligning patient safety strategy with Organizational goals and establishing metrics for patient safety responsibilities.
  2. Review in depth the five patient safety domains, following the exam content outline of cpps course.
  3. Discuss assessment of patient safety culture and steps to educate and promote safe culture.
  4. Acquire health professional education in patient safety. Apply mechanism to identify, analyze and manage risk and involve appropriate tools.
  5. Acquire knowledge and skills and practice questions to pass the CPPS certification examination administered by CBPPS.
  6. Evaluate patient safety scenario examples similar to actual exam questions. Assess own level of preparedness for the cpps certification exam and address additional areas for self-study.

Who needs the CPPS™ Course?

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Patient Safety Professionals​
  • Quality and Risk Management Professionals
  • Health Care Executives
  • Non-Clinical Health Care Professionals
  • All other health care professionals with the requisite background.​

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