Patient Safety Coach Certification
3 steps to PSC certification!
PSCA certification as a Certified Patient Safety Coach (PSC) will be awarded to an individual who: 1) gains an understanding of the patient safety and coaching skills referenced in the PSCA Body of Knowledge which is drawn from the book Five Disciplines for Zero Patient Harm - How High Reliability Happens, 2) passes the self-paced 70-question on-line exam by correctly answering at least 80% of the questions, and 3) submits an attestation, affirmed by a representative of the candidate’s employer, that the candidate has successfully applied their newly acquired coaching skills over a 60-day period with patient care teams in actual patient care settings. Candidates who successfully complete these requirements will recieve a Certified Patient Safety Coach pin and Certificate of Achievement.
The PSC examination curriculum is in 3 modules:
1.Caring Safely [25 questions]
2.Coaching Excellence [35 questions]
3.Changing Behaviors [10 questions]
Examination Fee: $495.00 per applicant [20% reduction per applicant for a group of 10 or more applicants applying/registering at the same time - or $395.00 per applicant; a list of applicants in the group must be provided to PSCA prior to authorizing the group discount and providing a discount coupon]