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.
Leading Healthcare Quality and SafetyUniversidade George Washington
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Universidade George Washington
In the heart of our nation’s capital with additional programs in Virginia, the George Washington University was created by an Act of Congress in 1821. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university offers comprehensive programs of undergraduate and graduate liberal arts study, as well as degree programs in nursing, medicine, public health, law, engineering, education, business and international affairs. Each year, GW enrolls a diverse population of undergraduate, graduate and professional students from across the country and around the world.
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Principais avaliações do LEADING HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND SAFETY
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.
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- The course may not offer an audit option. You can try a Free Trial instead, or apply for Financial Aid.
- The course may offer 'Full Course, No Certificate' instead. This option lets you see all course materials, submit required assessments, and get a final grade. This also means that you will not be able to purchase a Certificate experience.
O que recebo ao adquirir o Certificado?
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Qual é a política de reembolso?
Você poderá pedir reembolso total até duas semanas após a data do pagamento, ou (para cursos recém-iniciados) até duas semanas após o início da primeira sessão do curso, o que ocorrer por último. Você não poderá receber reembolso após obter o Certificado de Curso, mesmo que tenha completado o curso dentro do período de duas semanas. Veja nossa política para o reembolso total.
Existe algum auxílio financeiro disponível?
Sim, a Coursera oferece auxílio financeiro aos alunos que não podem pagar a taxa. Faça a solicitação clicando no link Auxílio financeiro, abaixo do botão "Inscreva-se" à esquerda. Você será solicitado a preencher um formulário e será notificado se for aprovado. Saiba mais.
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
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