- Quality in health service organisations
- Quality assurance in health care
- Quality improvement
- Strategy and quality development
- Tools of quality improvement
- Measuring quality improvement
- Development of quality organisation
- Risk management
- Resources and Links
- Assignment 1 - Essay (40%)
- Assignment 2 - Case Study Presentations (45%)
- Assignment 3 - Discussion Board (15%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
This subject was previously known as Health Service Quality Development.
The goal of this subject is to introduce the student to strategic approaches for developing a quality oriented health service organisation. Topics include: History and development of quality and safety; Quality and safety issues related to leadership, management, planning and management of information; Role of the consumer; Tools for process analysis and management; Outcomes of quality measurement; External recognition of quality programs; Safety and the quality agenda; Role of clinical governance.
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