Identifying Patients Correctly (Self-Paced)
Self-Paced eLearning

Identifying Patients Correctly (Self-Paced)

This course guides participants through patient safety requirements recommended by the World Health Organization and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. It focuses on the methods and tools available to help a healthcare facility improve their patient identification processes.

Course Overview

This training course is based on internationally-recognized patient safety practices, including patient identify requirements and best practices in hospital patient identification. It includes the following topics:

  • Why is it important to identify patients correctly?
  • How do you identify patients correctly?
  • When should you confirm a patient's identity?
  • How do you implement and monitor patient ID compliance?


After taking this learning path, participants are expected to be able to:

  • Explain why it is important to identify patients correctly.
  • Explain how to identify patients correctly.
  • Recognize when patients should be identified.
  • Define patient identification monitoring and compliance requirements.

Target Audience

Any hospital personnel involved in patient safety.

Join the Discussion


- Jun 5, 2022
Yes , patient identification in any hospital is very important, it make you to identify your patient correctly.


- Jun 5, 2022
Was very good. I recommend


- Feb 27, 2022
Very useful and interesting program.

jose luis

- Aug 16, 2021
muy bueno


- Jul 31, 2021
A very interesting course.


- Jul 29, 2021
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