Builds upon the knowledge and skills provided in Research and Evidenced Based Practice to enable students to acquire an applied perspective on research and the principles of quality management and patient safety.
Unit contentIntroduction to quality management - Quality assurance models in health care - Strategies to improve health care - The use of DRGs and clinical pathways in health care - Integrating patient preferences in planning quality care - Utilizing research to promote patient safety - Utilizing research to identify health care issues - Epidemiology & patient safety - Incident reporting & analysis - Patient safety & sentinel events - Evidence based practice & quality health outcomes - Evidence based practice & Systematic reviews
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Analyse contemporary models of quality assurances and how they promote quality health care||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|2||Analyse the strategies to identify and address patient safety risks||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|3||Analyse research strategies used to identify patient safety risks||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|4||Apply evidence-based interventions in promoting quality patient care||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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