Patient Safety in Primary Care Settings

Kliniken & Institute … Institute Heidelberger Institut… Teaching Short Courses Short Courses in… Patient Safety in…

June 20 - June 24, 2022

  • Tuition Fees: General Admission €750, tropEd €500
  • 1-week course equals 60 hrs of student investment time, TropEd students can earn 2 ECTS points
  • Open to: tropEd students, public health professionals and other health professionals

Entry Requirements

This Course is held in English. Course participants should have excellent command/high level of proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. It's part time students only.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the discipline of patient safety, its history and principles
  2. Interpret the importance and implication of patient safety in the delivery of quality health in primary care settings
  3. Develop strategies and policies for patient safety in primary care
  4. Apply and utilize methods to improve patient safety in primary care

Schedule & Certification

Most of the short courses require full-time attendance from Mondays to Fridays, 9am - 5 pm. Of Fridays courses generally finish around noon If not stated otherwise, all classes and activities will also run on public holidays.

Students and course participants must attend full-time and successtully complete all the assessment components in order to receive a certificate of attendance or a grade report from Heidelberg University. tropEd students will be able to credit short courses towards the Master's programme at their home institution.

Course Fee

  • General Admittance: € 750.-
  • tropEd students: € 500.-

Included in the course fee is a non-refundable registration fee of € 200.-
Please register as soon as possible as the number of participants is limited.
Unfortunately, no Scholarships are available.

If the participant withdraws from the course

  • less than 6 weeks prior: 25 % of the course fee will be charged.
  • less than 4 weeks prior: 50 % of the course fee will be charged.
  • less than 2 weeks prior: the whole course fee will be charged.

The tuition fee does not include accommodation, insurance or other personal living costs during the stay.