Certified Professional in Patient Safety Review Course
March 9, 2018
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
New Jersey Hospital Association
760 Alexander Road
The Healthcare Quality Professionals of New Jersey (HQPNJ) is pleased to collaborate with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement / National Patient Safety Foundation in bringing this valuable learning opportunity to HQPNJ attendees.
This one-day course is designed for experienced health professionals who plan to pursue the Certified Professional in Patient Safety credential (CPPS).
The CPPS credential distinguishes health care professionals who meet the competency requirements in the areas of patient safety science and human factors engineering, and who demonstrate the ability to apply this knowledge to effectively plan and implement patient safety initiatives.
More than 1,900 health professionals have become certified since the CPPS credential was introduced in 2012. Learn more about certification at http://www.cbpps.org
About the CPPS Review Course
This course can help participants prepare for the exam by reviewing domain content areas and test-taking strategies.
*Participation in this course will provide attendees with the opportunity to:
- Review the five patient safety domains, following the exam content outline
- Discuss patient safety scenario examples similar to actual exam questions
- Assess their own level of preparedness for the exam and address additional areas for self study
How to Register: Information will be posted in early December on our website www.HQPNJ.org
Faculty for this Course: John B. Hertig, PharmD, MS, CPPS
Fees: HQPNJ Members – $299; Non-Members – $350
Continuing Education Credits: 6.0 NAHQ credits pending
* While there may be other means of preparing for the exam, this is the only review course offered and overseen by IHI/NPSF. This course is not required to pass the certification exam. Participation in this course does not guarantee a passing score on the certification exam.
“In my 12 years in the field of patient safety this is the first [course] that has really taught me something I can take back to work to improve on how I do my job.”
–Past Course Participant