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Current as of April 4, 2019

Master's Program in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety (combined MD/MS program)

https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/cehs/our-programs/healthcare-quality-patient-safety/curriculum.html

Background

Sponsor Type:

Academic

Origin/Sponsor:

Feinberg School of Medicine Center for Education in Health Sciences; Northwestern University

Reach:

School-specific

Pre-Training

Pre-requisites:

Yes

Content

Evidence Based:

Yes

Evidence:

Content Areas:

Quality Improvement Strategies; Continuous Quality Improvement; Legal and Policy Approaches; Incentives; Public Reporting; Communication Improvement; Teamwork; Teamwork Training; Culture of Safety; Education and Training; Teamwork Training; Risk Analysis

Clinical Area:

Program Description/Program Objectives:

This program is designed for both clinical and nonclinical health care professionals who want to focus their career development on these important areas in health care. The program focuses on the knowledge, skills, and methods required for improving healthcare delivery systems. The topics covered include: healthcare quality context and measurement, changing systems of care delivery, healthcare disparities, accountability and public policy, safety interventions and practices, health information technology, simulation and the science of teamwork, human factors, risk assessment methods, and leadership and governance. Additionally, students learn about the external environment that shapes health policy, particularly in regard to quality and safety.

Learning Objectives

Organizational Needs Assessment:

No

Cultural Readiness Assessment:

No

In-Service Delivery Option:

No

Design and Delivery

Training Delivered By:

Clinician

Program Focus:

Mode of Delivery:

Classroom Instruction, Self-directed Study

Instructional Strategy:

Instructional Model:

Target Audience:

Allied Health Professionals, Clinical Technologists, Facility and Group Administrators, Health Care Executives and Administrators, Health Care Providers

Setting of Care:

Implementation

Length of Program:

Credit Hours:

Information Not Available

Certification:

Information Not Available

Per Person Cost:

https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/cehs/our-programs/healthcare-quality-patient-safety/tuition-and-financial-aid.html

Post-Training

Vendor-Provided Evaluation:

Yes

Available Evaluation Measures:

Information Not Available

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