The Armstrong Institute offers three programs—two online and one in-person—that provide a broad overview of patient safety and quality improvement work. Use this table to help you decide which is the best fit for you. For the online courses, you have the opportunity to sample or trial the course at no cost
|5-day Patient Safety Certificate Program||Online Patient Safety Certificate||Patient Safety Specialization (Coursera)|
Provides key concepts, tools and strategies to help patient safety champions improve culture, eliminate or mitigate hazards, and drive change, taking a deep dive into methods for fixing hazards and managing and sustaining change.
Covers many of the same topics as the 5-day certificate, but in a more concise way, with self-paced instruction and interactivity.
A broad and thorough introduction to patient safety and quality improvement, with a focus on the tools and strategies involved in health care improvement projects.
|MODULES||24 modules||13 modules||7 four-week courses|
|DURATION AND PACE||Five consecutive days||Self paced program that takes about 18.5 hours to complete|
Each course involves 2-4 hours of lectures, reading and assignments per week
Take only the courses you want, in any order, or more than one simultaneously
Problem-solving in a "sandbox" environment that allows testing solutions with peers and networking with instructors
Highly interactive modules. Apply concepts to realistic scenarios in a simulated health care environment
|29.5 Continuing CME/ACPE/CNE Credits available||18.5 CME/ACPE/CNE Credits available||Specialization can be added to LinkedIn profile or resume|
COURSE SAMPLE AVAILABLE?
|N/A||Yes, view course samples||Yes, 7-day free trial|
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