Quality Improvement and Safety

The professional nurse's role in reducing preventable healthcare errors and improving client safety will be the focus of this course. The history of quality improvement and client safety including the Institute of Medicine reports and the Quality and Safety Education in Nursing program will be examined. Students will conduct a comprehensive systems assessment to identify current practices that impede quality care and construct approaches for systems change that create and maintain a culture of quality and safety.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Last updated: 06/28/2021