The Master of Science Degree in Patient Safety Leadership offered through the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago will provide working professionals the opportunity to expand their experience and education in an online environment and equip them with opportunities to become leaders in the advancement of patient safety and quality health care. The most important advantage for professionals who enroll in this program is the opportunity to explore ways that they can become part of a patient safety culture and lead the development of quality health care practices. Students will benefit from the focus on inter-professional teamwork, simulation training, communication and collaboration, medical error science, organizational change, and health care leadership. The partnership with the UIC Institute for Patient Safety Excellence (IPSE) makes this program unique in its interdisciplinary approach, as reflected in the IPSE mission to improve the safety and outcomes of patient care. In today's complex health care environment, expanding one's skills and knowledge will likely increase opportunities for career growth as well.
University of Illinois at Chicago is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA-HLC), The Higher Learning Commission.
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