Promoting Patient Safety
Year 1 students from the following disciplines are involved in this programme: Dietetics, Midwifery, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy. (n= 1300)
To increase knowledge and understanding of the significance of effective interprofessional working in the provision of safe patient centred care.
- Describe the significance of effective interprofessional working in promoting safe patient centred care
- Identify the principles of team dynamics and group processes to enable effective interprofessional team collaboration
- Participate in the collaborative development of a presentation
- Reflect upon the skills and qualities required to become an effective collaborative professional
Students are placed in mixed discipline groups and are required to enquire into how working in a patient centred manner within an effective collaborative team can influence patient safety.
This takes place over 3 timetabled workshops, culminating in a joint presentation of their findings.
All students are assessed on the joint work that they undertake within the programme in the form of a group presentation.