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Welcome to this short course about the Victorian health incident management system (VHIMS).

VHIMS is an integrated state-wide data set for the management and reporting of incidents and near miss events, to improve patient safety throughout the Victorian health system.

It will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete the course, followed by a short quiz to test yourself.

If you click on an underlined word you will be taken to the glossary where you can find out it's meaning. If you want help navigating this course, click HELP in the top right corner of the screen at any time.

Click on the Next button to go to the menu and select your first topic.

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