Integrating Governance Systems and Structures into 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:
- Evaluate and implement safe provision of quality healthcare
- Demonstrate comprehensive assessment, planning and provision of clinical safety and quality
- Report on the legal implications governing clinical accountability in healthcare practice
- 1. Clinical governance and quality improvement in prevention and control healthcare associated infections and medication management
- 2. Documentation of healthcare user information
- 3. Infection prevention and control systems
- 4. Continuity and processes in medication management
- 5. Reprocess, reuse & regulate
- 6. Antimicrobial stewardship
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 implementation science and organisational reliability fields of knowledge are drawn upon to illuminate safety and quality centrality to clinical governance. This knowledge is used to investigate how to achieve effective performance and monitoring systems that support and promote clinical safety and quality, accountability and transparency within organisations for patients, the workforce and community.
To operationalise these requirements, this subject investigates the application of NSQHS Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-Associated Infections and Medication Safety Standards. Their necessity and integration with other standards in the NSQHS are also reviewed.
- Critical Reflection (40%)
- ePoster Presentation (20%)
- Case Study (40%)
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Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management Safety and Quality