Professional Training Diploma in Patient Safety, Preparatory to CPPS Exam

Professional Training Diploma in Patient Safety, Preparatory to CPPS Exam

Course Overview

  • CPPS Certification is granted for the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety.
  • Certification is granted after passing CPPS online exam.
  • Certification is valid for 3 years and recertification is required every 3 years.


Course duration:

8 sessions, Each session 4 hours, 1 session per week over the course of 2 months.

Course includes exam questions and model answers


At the end of the program, the trainee receives a certificate of achievement from IMC and a certificate from the Dubai Knowledge Authority KHDA

Why CPPS Certification?

  • Increasing number of job postings have ‘CPPS required or preferred’.
  • Provide you with comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge in the field of patient safety.
  • Provide you with distinguished tools that you can apply in your organization to foster patent safety.
  • Validation of your expertise in patient safety.
  • Career path advancement and higher compensation.
  • Ensures knowledge/competence of individuals in visible leadership positions.
  • Strengthen your capabilities for advancement of safety culture and high reliability, harm reduction, and organizational-wide improvements in safety and risk management.
  • Assure your organization that you start from a recognized, solid base of knowledge.

Course Outline

Session One: Safety Culture

  • Assessment of patient safety culture.
  • Identify work settings with positive safety culture and those in need of improvement.
  • Raising health workers awareness and provide learning opportunities for the healthcare team
  • Promoting a Culture of Safety.

Session Two: Leadership Role in Patient Safety

  • Align patient safety strategy with organizational mission, vision, values, and goals.
  • Integrate patient safety responsibilities into job descriptions, competencies, and performance evaluation tools.
  • Embed accountability into investigations and system improvement.

Session Three: Patient Safety Risks and Solutions

  • Risk Identification & Analysis.
  • Develop a mechanism to report identified hazards.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA).

Session Four: Continue Patient Safety Risks and Solutions

  • Recognize the risks of workplace physical and psychological violence involving patients and staff.
  • Evaluate technology solutions to promote patient safety.
  • Monitor patient safety outcomes following the implementation of new or modified technology.
  • Evaluate risks associated with existing, modified, or new technology systems.


Session Five: Measuring and Improving Performance

  • Identify quantitative patient safety data sourcesfor internal and external reporting.
  • Collect, manage, and analyze patient safety data using statistical techniques (e.g., statistical process control).

Session Six: System Thinking & Design (Human Factors Engineering)

  • Apply system theory and systems thinking to improve processes.
  • Design human factors.

Session Seven: System Thinking & Design (Human Factors Engineering)

  • Apply principles of high reliability and resilience to system design.
  • Incorporate regulatory/accreditation requirementsin designing process improvement initiatives.
  • Identify and enhance factors that support human performance (e.g., pattern identification, anticipation of outcomes, critical thinking, teamwork).

Session Eight: Review and Solve Mock Questions

Meet The Instructors

To read about the instructor of this course, click below:


Dr. Ahmad Abd Alhameed

Dr. Mahmoud AlSerafy

Dr. Eman Konsowa

Registration Link

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