Analyse history and development of safe and quality healthcare in Australia. Lead a strategic and coordinated healthcare approach.Collaborate with consumers, staff, researchers and policy makers to improve safety and quality for healthcare providers
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This subject was previously known as Health Service Quality Development.
In this subject students will trace the historical and political development of quality and safety in health care. Students will analyse key components of effective quality and safety programs, risk management and clinical governance and the impact of organisation related factors. Influences on quality and safety related to leadership and management in health care systems will be explored. Utilising a practical approach tools, techniques and methods will be identified to measure and improve quality and safety. The subject will examine the role of human factors in human error and determine what impact this has on safety and quality in health care organisations. Students will gain an understanding of the role of consumers’ contribution to quality and safety outcomes.
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