Assessing safety

Upon completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Define a serious adverse event
  • Describe one pro and con of elicited vs volunteered adverse events
  • Describe reasons for using a formal adjudication process for clinical outcomes
  • Identify one disadvantage of adjudication.

Written by:

Steven Cummings

Biography :

Steven Cummings is a professor of medicine, UCSF.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
BMJ and UCSF 4 credits, 4:00 hours The BMJ and UCSF have assigned 4 hours of credit to this module.

Release date

05 Feb 2016

Last updated

05 Feb 2016