Specialist Certificate Course in Patient Safety

  • Benefit from the knowledge and experience shared by internationally recognised experts
  • Access content online and through virtual classes
  • Obtain information from a global perspective
  • Study in your own time and access the resources 24/7
  • Receive an internationally recognized certificate
  • Learn and apply the best practice to your work environment
heading_icon Specialist Certificate Course in Patient Safety
Specialist Certificate Course in Patient Safety
Key Features
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    Benefit from the knowledge and experience shared by internationally recognised experts
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    Access content online and through virtual classes
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    Obtain information from a global perspective
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    Study in your own time and access the resources 24/7
  • Receive an internationally recognized certificate
  • Learn and apply the best practice to your work environment
  •  Course Duration
    2 months
  •  Next Batch Date
    3rd Apr 2023

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Course Description

Patient safety mainly focuses on the reduction and mitigation of unsafe acts within the healthcare system using best practices which ultimately help lead to optimal patient outcomes. A hospital is a complex environment where errors can injure or kill. It is important to measure patient safety initiatives and adverse events while monitoring the progress of the strategies and while tracking success. Overall, patient safety, helps flag issues and helps identify potential areas for improvement.

Medvarsity and the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), have together created a flexible, online education program on patient safety. This “Specialist Certificate Course in Patient Safety” covers right from introduction to patient safety to the WHO medication safety challenge.

In this course you will learn:

The specialist certificate course in patient safety covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Patient Safety
  • Human Factors and Patient Safety
  • Teamwork/Communication
  • Responding to Adverse Events
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCAs)
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Measuring Patient Safety
  • Understanding/Managing Clinical Risk
  • Change Management
  • Clinical Applications of PS Theory
  • Medication Safety
  • The WHO Medication Safety Challenge

Course Objectives

The learning objectives of this patient safety course are to:

  • Understand and explain “safety” from the viewpoint of the patient.
  • Explain the link between human error and harm, and identify unsafe acts and human factors
  • Describe the risks and benefits of technology on patient safety
  • Explain how teamwork is critical to patient safety.
  • Define healthcare standards
  • List the 3 critical components of the culture of safety
  • Understand and describe the WHO medication safety challenge.


  • Any graduate
  • Doctors, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy managers, quality officers, patient safety officers, quality and safety managers, administrators, improvement advisors/consultants and quality specialists whose prime focus includes improving healthcare quality will benefit from this course.

Course Validity

  • 3 months. There will be an extra charge on the extension of the course validity.


  • Online reflective learning assessments. The learner is tasked with applying the learning to one or more case studies or situations.


  • On completion of all course modules and assessments, successful candidates will receive a Specialist Certificate in Patient Safety,  jointly from Medvarsity and ISQua.
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*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Accreditation Partner(s)
  • International Society of Quality in Healthcare
1. Course related
  • Is this course recognized by MCI?
    • MCI currently doesn’t recognize any online courses delivered by any partner. Through our partnerships with universities and organizations, we ensure that the best learning content is available to our students. Some of our courses may carry international recognition and most of our courses are validated and recognized by over 40 hospital groups in India, Asia and Africa.
  • Can I get a Government Job with this added qualification?
    • You can apply anywhere as per your wish after completion of the program. This added qualification will make you a better health care provider. Selection in government job is mostly dependent on set criteria on which Medvarsity has no control or opinion.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • I have not completed my graduation. Can I enroll in this course?
    • Graduation is a pre-requisite for the course.
  • Can I submit my certificates at a later date after enrollment or can I enroll by providing my provisional certificates?
    • Provisional degree certificate can be submitted with an undertaking to provide the degree certificate within the stipulated time.
  • What are the prerequisites for an international student?
    • The eligibility for international students are the same (Graduation in any discipline).
3. What is a hands-on training program?
  • Hands-on training means training in an environment that permits each student to have experience performing tasks, making decisions, or using equipment appropriate to the job assignment for which the training is being conducted. The student assigned for these programs will be observing all procedures performed by the consultant and depending on the student’s abilities and skill set displayed at the hospital, he/she will get to assist the consultant.
4. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on kite.medvarsity using the login ID and password provided to you or click on “LOG IN USING YOUR ACCOUNT ON Google” and enter your Email ID: Gmail ID (Only if Gmail ID mentioned in the Application) & Password. In case you don’t have access to login ID and password, write to us at [email protected] & quote your registered email ID.
  • What If I am unable to open/access the course?
Student Support Team Operating Hours
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1800 103 6006
Mail: Medvarsity Online Limited
Block B, II Floor, Sanali Infopark, 2 LV Prasad Marg,, Jubilee Hills,
Park View Enclave, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad,
Telangana 500034
Whats App Number: 7331105450
9 am- 7pm,
Mon-Sat (IST)
5. Assessment and Exams
  • How to give exams online, procedure to give exams?
    • Kindly click on the link login as “Student” it will ask for your login credentials. Watch this video for more information –
    • Click on Access option; type your user name and password.
    • Select My Courses and then click on learn option.
    • Modules will be opened in which you have to select the module and click on it.
    • You will find various options like e Book , case discussions, videos, Assessment etc.,
    • Click on Assessment option to give exam.
    • Click on Take assessment and read all the instructions -> click on start exam -> Attempt exam.
    • Every 60 seconds page gets deactivated, hence it is important that you refresh the page time and again.
  • Are the scheduled dates for the exams mandatory or not?
    • It is Optional, however if you have to complete all Modules and final exam before the Course Expiry date you will receive your certificate on time.
  • Session expired and it is showing as unauthorized user?
    • If the page is left idle for more than 60 seconds session will expire automatically. Refresh the page periodically to avoid.
  • If session is expired, what to do?
    • It will start from the same question where the session expired.
  • While you are attempting exam, error pops up and exam is halted – site will display as attempted(1)
    • Ignore the message as attempted – The attempt is only completed when it displays Finished (1).
  • When will the final exam get activated?
    • If 1 month Course (1 week prior Course expiry).
    • If 3 Month Course (15 days prior Course expiry).
    • If 6 Month Course (45 Days prior Course Expiry).
    • If 1 Year Course (2 Months prior Course Expiry).
  • What is the procedure if Course is expired?
  • What if I don’t qualify in modules or final exam?
6. Certificate

When will I get my certificate?

We have now gone online, once you successfully pass your final exam and below conditions are met:

  • Contact program Completed (if Applicable).
  • Viva to be cleared (if Applicable).
  • Logbook / Project Submission (if applicable).
  • Course duration to be complete.
  • Necessary documents should be submitted in full.
  • If the above credentials are fulfilled, your E-Certificate will be mailed to your registered E-Mail ID.
  • Will I get the certificate before the course duration?

Even in case, you complete all the online modules and exams much before your course end date, the certificate can be made available only after the course duration is complete. In other words, invariable of how early you complete the course, the certificate shall be made available only when the course duration is over.

7. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
8. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?

Next Batch Start Date 3rd Apr 2023

Course Duration

2 months

Accreditation Partner(s)

  • International Society of Quality in Healthcare

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