Quality and Safety in Health Care (CEPI5200)
UNIT OF STUDY
The unit has six major content areas delivered as four modules; Module 1 Understanding Q&S in Healthcare; Module 2 Professional and ethical practice; Module 3 Clinical governance; Module 4 Improving Healthcare. At the end of the unit students will: understand the background to quality and safety in health care, from Australian and international perspectives; understand the nature of health care error including the methods of error detection and monitoring, and quality indicators; understand the role of good communication and other professional responsibilities in quality and safety in healthcare; have developed an understanding of clinical governance, accountability and systems management; have considered methods for improving healthcare such as getting research into practice, clinical practice guidelines and clinical practice improvement. This unit consists of online discussions and activities based around key provided readings and other resources.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Doctor of Clinical Surgery
- Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology
- Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Medicine
- Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology
- Graduate Diploma in Paediatric Medicine
- Graduate Diploma in Public Health
- Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)
- Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine)
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Public Health (Professional Practice)
- Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)
Further unit of study information
online participation (40%) and 1x4500word assignment (60%)
Online readings and other learning resources will be provided.
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