Risk Management Educational Opportunities

Overview of Issue

There are several educational opportunities for individuals to learn about risk management and patient safety at introductory and advanced levels. Some courses include quality improvement as well. The audiences for these offerings include quality and risk management professionals, managers, senior leaders, and board members. This Risk Note outlines some of the available courses across Canada and in the United States (US).  HIROC is not affiliated and does not endorse any specific courses.

Key Points

  • Educational opportunities exist across Canada and the US for risk managers to learn more about risk management and the links to patient safety and quality.

Things to Consider

Healthcare Excellence Canada

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


Health Quality BC

The Risk Management Society (RIMS) and Global Risk Management Institute, Inc.

University of Toronto

Queen’s University

Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

** HIROC employees are members of program faculty

Note:  The links provided are based on information current as of the date of publication of this document. The authors are not responsible for any changes or updates that may occur thereafter, HIROC denies any direct input or relationship to any education or organizations providing any education, except where explicitly stated. Subscribers are advised to use these at their own discretion.