Ensuring patient safety and healthcare quality is critical and should be a key focus of everyone in healthcare practice. This course provides healthcare practitioners and others with an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to lead patient safety and quality improvement initiatives at the micro and macro levels. Participants will explore the foundations of health care quality and the science underlying patient safety and quality improvement, design and select effective health care measures, analyze patient safety problems and processes using tools such as human factors analysis, apply systematic approaches including the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) model to address quality improvement challenges, and learn strategies to lead a culture of change. The course takes a world view of patient safety and quality, linking participants to research and resources from the World Health Organization (WHO), the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Joint Commission and other international organizations. Course highlights include personal stories, lessons learned from other industries and interviews with the President of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and other leaders in quality movement.
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I would like to state state that this is a course that is very well rounded in the topics taught/discussed and would recommend it to anyone wishing to improve quality in the field of health care!
This course is really useful to give an overview of quality improvement specifically in health care. The 2 tutors are so passionate in providing both knowledge and inspiring students. Thank you!
how to be an effective leader was quite important for me. the questions really fit to me as i have joined a new job as quality manager and have found myself struggling to create safety culture.
Loved this course. Helped me understand the quality issues related to healthcare, various quality & bench marking options and how to lead a quality of care improvement initiative.
This course give me insight of how to handle hospital quality assurance better in order to improve the hospital performance both from top-down and bottom-up way of management.
Good course that provides some deep insight into the healthcare system. Quizzes are pretty easy though and are really about memorization more than applying your knowledge.
thank you for you effort, being that simple and clear means that much work has been done...\n\nIt was my starting point to enroll in quality management society :)
An excellent content with organised flow of information enabled me to imbibe the quality information. I am greatly thankful to the inventor of this course. Thanks
Course content and outline were great. The presentations, especially the later modules, were quite monotonous. These could have been more engaging.
Excellent course, a lot of useful information and a very good approach to the quality and safety in health care needs and current scenarios.
Great course!! I would recommend it to all healthcare providers who are interested in improving quality & patient safety in their facility.
Wonderful high quality course a must take healthcare leadership class and very applicable to the healthcare setting as well.\n\nGeraldine
Can I earn Continue Education credit for this course?
This continuing nursing education activity has been approved by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nursing CE Contact Hours: 10.5.
Healthcare professionals interested in earning the Nursing CE contact hours must:
1) Enroll in the course and purchase the $49 Coursera Certificate option
2) Register for the Nursing CE contact hours through the George Washington University School of Nursing via the link below. There is an additional non-refundable fee of $60.
3) Successfully complete the course. This requires completion of all modules, reading of all required materials, and a passing score of 80% or higher on all quizzes.
Register for Nursing CE: http://conta.cc/2uePVXA