What you'll learn

  • The importance of patient safety
  • Knowledge on Culture, Leadership, Patient Safety Risks and Solutions, Performance improvement and Systems Thinking
  • How to establish core standards and benchmark in patient safety.
  • The best methods to successfully employ the information and certification at your work-place.
Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) Review Course

This certification exam is conducted by the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS). It aims to oversee a rigorous and comprehensive credentialing process that attests to patient safety competencies and expertise.

  • Culture
  • Leadership
  • Patient Safety Risks and Solutions
  • Measuring and Improving Performance
  • Systems Thinking and Design / Human Factors
  • To establish core standards for the field of patient safety, benchmark requirements necessary for certified professionals, and set an expected proficiency level
  • To provide health professionals a means to demonstrate their proficiency and skill in the discipline of patient safety and create for them a specific aspirational goal
  • To provide a way for employers to validate a potential candidate’s patient safety knowledge and skill base
  • Discuss assessment of patient safety culture and steps to educate and promote safe culture
  • Describe importance aligning patient safety strategy with Organizational goals and establishing metrics for patient safety responsibilities
  • Apply mechanism to identify, analyze and manage risk and involve appropriate tools
  • Identify patient safety data collection methods and statistical and qualitative tools to analyze and interpret the data
  • Discuss External influences to patient safety and ensure compliance with requirements to appropriate agencies
  • Acquire knowledge and skills and practice questions to pass the CPPS examination administered by CBPPS


  • Assessment of Patient Safety culture
  • Raising Awareness
  • Promoting a Culture of Safety


  • Strategy
  • Operations
  • Engagement

Patient Safety Risks & Solutions

  • Risk Identification & Analysis
  • Patient Safety Solutions

Measuring & Improving Performance

  • Measurement
  • Improvement

Systems Thinking & Design / Human Factors

  • Systems Thinking
  • Design / Human Factors