309.600.13 Evaluating Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Programs
- Health Policy and Management
- Winter Inst. term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
- East Baltimore
- Tue 01/16/2018 - Thu 01/18/2018
- Class Times:
- Tu W Th, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Prepares students to evaluate Quality Improvement/Patient Safety (QI/PS), projects by developing their competencies in the following areas: 1) Critiquing evaluations of QI/PS projects; 2) Designing a robust evaluation of a QI/PS project; and 3) Conducting a small scale qualitative study.
- Learning Objectives:
- Enumerate and communicate the importance of environmental, organizational, group, provider, task, work system, implementation and patient influences on outcomes
- Describe and evaluate strengths and weaknesses of designs for testing success of QI/PS interventions
- Describe operational steps to conducting robust data collection and analysis (quantitative and qualitative)
- Define and describe remedies for common problems in QI/PS studies
- Methods of Assessment:
class participation 40%; and a final paper 60%.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
Special comments: This course will be offered for 3 days in the Winter Institute. Students are required to complete readings prior to the start of the class. Final quality exercise due February 2, 2018.