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- 02 Aug 2021
The University of Notre Dame Australia is committed to delivering an excellent student experience, alongside a high standard of teaching, research, and training. As a leader in ethical education, Notre Dame aims to develop students’ critical reasoning and their ability to make ethical decisions—crucial skills to progressing their careers and leading purposeful lives. At Notre Dame, students navigate their future with an ethical education online.
On completion of this course students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Defend the relevance of a clinical governance framework in the provision of quality healthcare in a nominated healthcare setting
- Outline the advantages and constraints of providing a single integrated system of clinical governance using the Four Pillars of Clinical Governance
- Create a clinical governance impact statement with regard to staff in a typical hospital ward environment
- Design an educational resource that links the Clinical Governance Standards for Western Australian Health Services with the National Standards for the Registered Nurse
- What is clinical governance? 4 Pillars of Clinical Governance
- Professional development and management
- Workforce sufficiency
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This course of study will enable the student to consolidate understanding and application of the methods and instruments that form the foundation for monitoring quality and safety of healthcare delivery ensuring optimal outcomes. Students will analyse the leadership and organisational factors integral to the development of a strong clinical governance framework. Knowledge gained in this course will equip students to strengthen clinical governance frameworks and patient safety processes in many and varied health services and settings. Deep exploration of clinical governance undertaken in this course will empower students to ensure that quality healthcare standards are maintained and to become agents of change for the benefit of patients, colleagues and healthcare systems.
- Contributions to discussion board (10%)
- Application of relevant policies and framework (50%)
- Poster on National Standard (40%)
Current study term: 01 Aug 21 to 05 Nov 21
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