Welcome to our online Clinical Governance training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).
Clinical governance is the system through which healthcare organisations (NHS and private sector) are accountable for continuously improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which clinical excellence will flourish.
Clinical governance encompasses:
- Quality assurance,
- Quality improvement, and
- Risk and incident management.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Who is the course for?
This online Clinical Governance training course was designed to benefit professionals working across all healthcare settings, whether in clinical, educational or managerial roles.
What is covered in this course?
This Clinical Governance e-learning course covers the following:
Who can take the course?
- Definition clinical governance,
- The seven activities (pillars) that support clinical governance,
- How clinical effectiveness, learning effectiveness and risk management underpin clinical governance,
- The importance of delivering high-quality care per local and national guidance,
- The importance of reflecting on your role in clinical governance and healthcare service delivery,
- Understanding how the clinical governance framework supports and facilitates quality improvement activities in the healthcare sector, and
- Understanding the basic principles of safety and quality improvement in healthcare.
Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements.
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at a time and location of your choosing.
What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.
How long does it take to complete the course?
We estimate that the entire program is likely to take around 2-4 hours to work through initially, but you may want to allow more time to repeat some areas. You should allow an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.