Quality Management and Patient Safety Concentration Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, a graduate in the quality management and patient safety concentration will be able to

  • Formulate a plan to assess performance of quality management and patient-centric safety efforts in a healthcare system or unit.
  • Critique, synthesize and apply theories, models, and research relating to quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.
  • Deduce trends in healthcare that promote best practices in ethical and effective, evidence-based quality management and patient safety.
  • Analyze and interpret statistical, quantitative data and other performance indicators of quality management and patient safety initiatives.
  • Propose and justify methods and tools for analysis of quality management and patient-centric safety initiatives.
  • Produce techniques of operations assessment and improvement that continually improve the quality of care provided and patient safety.
  • Lead and manage a quality improvement and patient safety initiative in a healthcare system or unit.
  • Demonstrate through written, oral, and other presentation skills, an in-depth understanding of the quality management and patient safety efforts in a healthcare system or unit.