Clinical Risk Management Elearning

Clinical Risk Management and Governance | Online E-learning

Improve your standards of risk management and patient safety

This online Clinical Risk Management training will help you implement or uphold high risk management, risk improvement, and general safety standards within your health or social care environment.

Clinical risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and reducing risks to patients. This online e-learning will teach you awareness of potential areas of concern, and give you the knowledge to make any necessary improvements to your services.

Designed by industry professionals - and drawing largely from the 2000 Department of Health report, ‘An Organisation with a Memory’, this specialised interactive e-learning will provide health and social care staff with the knowledge to ensure continued high standards of clinical safety and patient care.

You will gain an overview of the main regulatory requirements that apply to employees within the health sector, as well as the responsibilities for staff under the current legislation.

What will I learn?

By the end of this Clinical Risk Management and Governance e-learning, you will be able to:

  • Describe what is meant by clinical risk management
  • Outline the relevant important history
  • Identify, manage and minimise risks
  • Explain and identify ‘never events’
  • Identify factors leading to adverse events
  • Identify positive action to improve services
  • Outline the principles of ‘An Organisation with a Memory’
  • Outline the incident reporting process

Who should take this course?

This Clinical Risk Management and Governance online e-learning is designed for those who implement or uphold safety standards, risk management and risk improvement within the health and social care sectors.
Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English. (Contact us to find out about our bespoke multi-lingual courses.)

escalla Healthcare courses

escalla Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading healthcare education providers, and celebrates over 25 years of working in the health sector.

Our bespoke and off-the-shelf catalogue utilise the latest interactive learning techniques and platforms. Learners benefit from informative and engaging content, with built-in assessment, certification and hosting options.

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Clinical risk management Course Content

  • Definitions
  • Lessons from history
  • Report outline
  • ‘Active failures’ and ‘Latent conditions’
  • Statistics
  • Making things better
  • Reducing risks and adverse events
  • Key principles
  • Criteria of Never Events
  • Categories and examples
  • Common clinical risk areas
  • Good risk management examples
  • ‘Seven steps’ of patient safety
  • ‘Medical Errors’ handbook
  • Reporting incidents
  • Summary
  • References and further reading


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