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Professionally trained risk managers are an asset to any healthcare organization, and every staff member should have a working knowledge of risk management basics. However, managers responsible for risk management often come from other disciplines and lack the experience and risk management-specific training they need to handle challenges across the continuum of care.

Based on the guidance ECRI Institute has been providing for more than 30 years in its Healthcare Risk Control System, Risk Management Basics courses can help those new to risk management or staff at any level of an organization seeking to sharpen their skills. Purchase Risk Management Basics now for $299.

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Learn more about ECRI Institute's Risk Management Basics education courses. Length: 3:47.

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New to Risk Management or Need a Refresher?

Be better equipped to prevent loss rather than react to reported events. Purchase Risk Management Basics now for $299 or contact us to learn more at (610) 825-6000, ext. 5891 or clientservices@ecri.org. If you are interested in group sales, are an ECRI Institute PSO or Healthcare Risk Control member, or are an FQHC please contact hrc@ecri.org for discount information.

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 Comments from International Learners

  • Risk Management Basics is a very useful course that should be attended by all quality officers or risk managers, as well as hospital administrators. It helped in creating risk management policies and plans in my hospital.

    Rohaya A. Rahman, Hospital Director and Public Health Physician, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
  • This is a highly interactive course which comes with plenty of examples to enhance understanding of a particular point. Recommended for staff involved in risk management as well as quality and safety management.

    TK Loh, Quality Assurance Executive, Malaysia
  • ​Not only did the course offer an insightful window into risk management, but will also contribute to and enable my efforts in designing a risk management policy and the attendant protocols can be attuned to my hospital's requirements and needs.

    Beh Swee Im, Quality Manager, Hospital Lam Wah Ee, Penang, Malaysia

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 The Courses

  1. Getting Started with Risk Management
  2. The First Step in Risk Management: Risk Identification
  3. Establishing a Culture of Safety
  4. Setting Priorities: Evaluating and Analyzing Risk
  5. Stopping Problems before They Start: Risk Prevention and Management
  6. Getting Started with Patient Safety
  7. Risk Mapping and Maintaining a Risk and Patient Safety Program
  8. Everyone's a Risk Manager: Get Staff Involved in Patient Safety and Risk
  9. Make Risk Management Part of Daily Operations
  10. The Last Piece: Measuring and Monitoring Risk

The courses are interactive, mixing text, audio, matching games, and more to help learners of all types gain this basic foundation. Learners will be able to establish and execute complete risk management programs, better manage risks, improve patient outcomes, and reduce financial risk.

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Sample: ECRI Institute's Risk Management Basics 

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