2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 13, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCA 502 Introduction to Health Care Quality


3 credits

This course introduces the history and contemporary landscape of health care quality and patient safety.  Familiarity with the constructs and concepts of quality and patient safety as well as the variety of measures including public policy drivers of health care quality improvement will be gained.  Special attention will be given to the patient/family perspectives associated with health care quality and safety.   An understanding of the complexities and challenges in the health care arena consisting of varied organizations, professions, etc. including organizational and professional cultures related to healthcare quality will be explicated.  Additionally, this course will introduce the status, challenges and opportunities associated with the inter-professional work environment of the health care setting.



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