The Second-level short specialisation degree in Clinical Risk Management trains professionals in healthcare in theoretical/practical aspects with the aim of acquiring the following skills:
- identifying adverse events in the healthcare system (and related areas) and risk factors;
- using appropriate detection systems;
- preventing, managing adverse events and their consequences;
- ability to optimise the economic resources dedicated to clinical risk management;
- ability to know how to promote organisational communication and integration among the various professional figures.
The Second-level short specialisation degree in Clinical Risk Management helps train professionals in:
- detecting, analysing, and interpreting errors and their consequences;
- preventing and managing adverse events and their consequences;
- creation and evaluation of clinical-risk management plans in one’s own work unit or in a department.
The Second-level short specialisation degree in Clinical Risk Management provides theoretical and practical training for professionals who will have the specific skills of a clinical risk manager. They will be able to find work:
- as clinical-risk managers in operational units and health care companies;
- in the legal management of claims and consequences of adverse events;
- in the economic assessment of various situations related to clinical risk.
The Second-level short specialisation degree in Clinical Risk Management provides training in:
- Introduction to patient safety
- Clinical risks and training
- Quality and business processes
- Errors in medicine
- The psychological dimension of errors
- Clinical- risk management: the national reference framework
- Clinical risk and devices
- Patient safety and infections
- Clinical-risk management in healthcare
- Methods and tools in clinical-risk management
- Measuring clinical risk
- Clinical risk and clinical applications
- Health professions and how to integrate clinical risk
- How to write a scientific article on clinical risk
- Involving patients
- Managing the leadership system and team concept
Economic and legal aspects of patient safety
- Clinical risk and responsibility
- Economics and managing clinical risk
The general ranking of merit for the academic year 2023/24 will be published on the Italian page of this Second-level short specialisation degree according to the timing provided in the Call.
The Second-level short specialisation degree takes place over a period of twelve months and attendance is compulsory.
The course includes in-person lessons (lectures, seminars) and a potential internship during which the student can go further in-depth on specific topics of interest in terms of patient safety, leadership, and quality improvement.
The dates of classroom lectures and seminars will be given to students on a quarterly basis. The internship period will be agreed upon individually with the student.
The student must choose an advisor (from among the various lecturers) to work with throughout the Second-level short specialisation degree. The advisor will also oversee the student’s thesis, which will be part of the final assessment.
Attendance is compulsory for at least 70% of the total number of course hours.
The final consists of project work.