Apr 25, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

MSNL 530 - Quality Management and Patient Safety in Nursing (3)


This course addresses quality management from the viewpoint of a nurse leader. The topics include: quality planning and measurement, customer and market voices, and statistical quality control. The class addresses nurse-sensitive outcomes, patient and population health outcomes, measurement, and maintaining quality through transitional nursing care.  Students are introduced to relevant theory, content, tools, and methods in the field of patient safety that include: safety problems, high-risk contexts for error occurrence, error theory, systems thinking, risk assessment, and patient safety improvement. Students will be challenged to consider the roles of various healthcare stakeholders in building a safer healthcare system.