Sep 19, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7806 - QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY

[4 Credits]
Quality and Patient Safety prepares the nurse executive student to analyze quality and patient safety data and develop the requisite skills in developing and evaluating quality improvement programs. Six Sigma and Lean methodologies will be addressed. Scientific Management theories and Decision Making frameworks will be presented and applied to complex healthcare organizations and systems. Creating a culture of safety and quality is essential in organizing the delivery system for effective outcomes and is addressed in this course. Practicum experiences will allow the nurse executive student to gain an understanding of the quality and patient safety initiatives healthcare organizations implement to achieve organizational success.