Communicating Safety and Quality in Healthcare
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Apply legal and ethical frameworks, policies and procedures to clinical safety and quality
- Evaluate, plan, and initiate effective clinical safety, quality and accountability
- Critically review the key principles of clinical accountability within the healthcare context
- 1. Clinical governance - Communicating for safety
- 2. Correct identification and procedures
- 3. Communication, action, response
- 4. Communication of critical information
- 5. Documentation of information
- 6. Quality improvement approaches
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
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The organisational resilience and communication fields of knowledge provide frameworks to review clinical governance arrangements. Additionally, quality improvement theory, techniques and approaches are addressed to equip professionals with the practical skills to enhance safe, high-quality care. This knowledge is used to investigate how to achieve effective performance and monitoring systems.
To operationalise these requirements, this subject investigates the application of the NSQHSS Communicating for Safety and Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration Blood Safety Management Standards. Their necessity and integration with other standards in the NSQHSS are also reviewed.
- Critical reflection (40%)
- ePoster (20%)
- Case Study (40%)
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Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management Safety and Quality