RH: Quality & Patient Safety Certificate
HSA 624 - Quality Improvement in Health Care Set
Provides a basic understanding of the history and theory of Quality Management techniques, tools and principles as applied in various health care settings. The interpretation and analysis of health care data as it relates to quality, safety, risk management, productivity, reimbursement and administrative decision-making is examined and practiced.. Emphasizes the ongoing use of objective data and feedback to improve processes, systems and patient outcomes. The graduate component extends foundational knowledge of quality and safety processes through additional readings, case analysis and/or applied project work. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Approval of academic advisor required.
Cross listing(s): CLP 624 HCA 425 HIM 425 MI 425.
HSA 670 - Biostatistics & Health Data Analysis
Examines skills and knowledge necessary to manage and analyze biomedical data. Reviews statistics used for decision-making, population health assessment, and inferential research analysis. Uses common statistical software to conduct analysis, interpret results and draw conclusions. Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor required.
HSA 672 - Managing Patient Safety & Org. Risk
Examines practical and ethical dimensions of patient care and organizational leadership within the context of patient safety and risk management. Identifies common concepts and applicable tools in risk management and quality improvement. Investigates the role of professional codes, regulatory requirements, the legal environment, practice standards, institutional policies and procedures, organizational culture and societal norms in managing patient safety and organizational risk. Students gain competency in the identification, measurement, analysis, and response to patient safety issues and organizational risk.
HSA 674 - Current/Emerg Thrs in Quality/Pat Safty
Provides an opportunity to develop and lead an initiative in patient quality, safety and/or risk in a health care setting. Emphasis is on the ability to lead a project and gain an overview of the quality improvement and patient safety activities in various health care facilities.