Dec 05, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

NUR 7306 - Health Care Quality Improvement Evaluation and Informatics

Credits: 3 hrs
This course reviews the theoretical frameworks and methods used to design and implement quality, policy-driven process improvement and performance management.  The course addresses specific approaches to creating a culture of quality and safety in health care settings and examines the importance of leadership and collaboration in strategic planning and quality management.  Evidence-based practice; the implications of variation in practice; the differences between research and clinical quality improvement; measurement, statistical tools, quality structure, process and outcomes are addressed.  The emphasis is on applied approaches to solving actual problems in clinical settings based on the science of improvement.
Prerequisite(s): BSN-DNP: Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing, Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Health Assessment, and Health Promotion & Diagnostic Reasoning. MSN-DNP: Applied Biostatistics for Evidence Based Practice, Research and Evidence Based Practice, and Organizational and Systems Leadership in Healthcare.