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Certified Professional in Patient Safety Review Course Webinar
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Live webinar for experienced patient safety professionals who plan to take the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) examination, to help prepare for the exam.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/14/2017
When: Thursday, September 14, 2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm Eastern Time
Where: Online Webinar
United States

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September 14, 2017 | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm ET

10:00 am – 4:30 pm (Eastern) 
9:00 am – 3:30 pm (Central) 
7:00 am – 1:30 pm  (Pacific)



This webinar is being offered to experienced patient safety professionals who plan to take the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) exam. This course can help participants prepare for the exam by reviewing domain content areas and test-taking strategies.* Learn more about certification here.


Participation in this course will provide attendees with the opportunity to: 

  • Review the five patient safety domains, following the exam content outline
  • Discuss patient safety scenario examples similar to actual exam questions
  • Assess their own level of preparedness for the exam and address additional areas for self-study

* Participation in this course does not guarantee a passing score on the certification exam.

 Featured Faculty

Karen Frush, MD, CPPS

Chief Patient Safety Officer

Duke University Health System

Kenneth P. Rothfield, MD, MBA, CPPS

Chief Medical Officer

HCA Medical City


Director, National Risk Management & Patient Safety

Kaiser Permanente

Cost of the CPPS Review Course

$355 US For members of ASPPS (American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety)

ASPPS members: Visit the ASPPS Welcome page to get the member discount code (login required).


$375 US For members of the Stand Up for Patient Safety program

Stand Up members: Visit the Stand Up Welcome page to get the member discount code (login required). 


$395 US For non-members


Note: Attendees of this course will receive a $25 US rebate off the cost of the certification exam when taken within six months.

Continuing Education

This program is approved for six (6) contact hours toward the fulfillment of the requirements of CPPS (Certified Professional in Patient Safety) recertification


Cancellation and Refund Policy

All cancellation requests may be submitted in writing to IHI/NPSF at Requests received 72 hours (3 business days) in advance of the scheduled start time will receive a full refund, or may choose to roll registration into a future CPPS Review Course Webinar. Requests submitted less than 72 hours (3 business days) in advance of the scheduled start time are not eligible for a refund.

System Requirements 

It is important to test your computer in advance of the webcast to make sure that you meet the minimum technical requirements to attend this event. You will also want to test your computer’s ability to stream flash video, which can also help identify potential firewall issues that could impair your ability to view the webcast. Please see the links below for more information and be sure to allow sufficient time prior to the event to complete these tests.


Technical Requirements Test;F:APIUTILS!10


Computer Tips 

Minimum technical requirements include:

  • Javascript Enabled
  • Flash Plug-In
  • Pop-Up Blockers Turned Off
  • One of the following web browsers: Internet Explorer version 11 or higher, Mozilla Firefox version 53 or higher, Google Chrome version 59 or higher, Safari 9 (on OS X El Capitan) or Safari 10 (on OS X Sierra) or higher

Contributing Faculty

Dan Degnan, PharmD, MS, CPPS, Senior Project Manager, Center for Medication Safety Advancement, Purdue University College of Pharmacy
Karen Frush, MD, CPPS, Chief Patient Safety Officer, Duke University Health System

Karen Garvey, RN, BSN, MPA/HCA, CPHRM, CPPS, Vice President, Quality, Safety &, Performance Improvement, Parkland Hospital & Health System

Erin Graydon-Baker, MS, RRT, CPPS, Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety, Maine Medical Center

John B. Hertig, PharmD, MS, CPPS, Associate Director, Purdue University College of Pharmacy Center for Medication Safety Advancement

Regina Hoffman, RN, BSN, MBA, CPPS, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
Donna Jenkins, RN, MS, CPPS, Patient Safety Staff Specialist, Edward P. Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark Jarrett, MD, MBA, CPPS, Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Northwell Health (Formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System) and Professor of Medicine, Hofstra – Northwell Health School of Medicine (Formerly Hofstra - North Shore LIJ School of Medicine)

Judy Milne, MSN, RN, CPHQ, CPPS, Patient Safety Officer, Duke University Hospital

Kenneth P. Rothfield, MD, MBA, CPPS, System Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Ascension Health’s St. Vincent's Healthcare
Dot Snow, MPH, CPPSCHIE, Director, National Risk Management & Patient Safety, Kaiser Permanente

About Certification

The CPPS credential distinguishes health care professionals who meet the competency requirements in the areas of patient safety science and human factors engineering, and who demonstrate the ability to apply this knowledge to effectively plan and implement patient safety initiatives.


More than 1,700 health professionals have become certified since the CPPS credential was introduced in 2012Learn more about certification.



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