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NSG622 QI andamp; Project Management

Lead Faculty: Dr. Mary Kracun

Course Description

Centers on identifying and developing the skills needed by leaders in todayandamp;#8217;s healthcare arena. Students will employ the concept of leadership in the four key domains of advanced practice: clinical practice environments, the nursing profession, at the systems level, and in the health policy arena.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use an interdisciplinary approach to analyze information regarding quality initiatives in order to improve patient outcomes across the continuum of care.
  • Compare and contrast quality improvement models.
  • Lead quality improvement initiatives that integrate factors affecting the delivery of nursing and healthcare services.
  • Quantify the impact of improvement efforts on quality and safety.
  • Design and implement quality improvement initiatives that integrate socio-cultural factors that affect any/all healthcare services.