NU-711 : Healthcare Innovation & Quality

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Nursing
Subject:
Nursing
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course focuses on current initiatives and innovations in health promotion and disease prevention, patient safety, and quality environment. In conjunction with a review of evidence-based guidelines, benchmarks, and regulatory and professional standards, content describes relevant methodology, tools, measurement systems, data collection, and medical informatics usage in quality improvement. Strategies for creating a culture of quality and saftey are examined utilizing models of evaluation and process improvement. Students will apply principles of quality and regulatory management with an emphasis on defining, measuring and evaluating outcomes within organizations and systems to become effective leaders and change agents. 3 credits