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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Builds upon previous knowledge and skills to enable students to acquire an applied perspective on research and the principles of quality management and patient safety.

Unit content

  • Introduction to quality management
  • Quality assurance models in health care
  • Strategies to improve health care
  • Integrating patient preferences in planning quality care
  • Utilising research to promote patient safety
  • Utilising research to identify health care issues
  • Incident reporting and analysis
  • Patient safety and sentinel events
  • Evidence-based practice and quality health outcomes
  • Evidence-based practice and systematic reviews

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 analyse contemporary models of quality assurances and how they promote quality health care
2 analyse strategies, including research used, to identify and address patient safety risks
3 evaluate evidence-based interventions in promoting quality patient care

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse contemporary models of quality assurances and how they promote quality health care
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  2. analyse strategies, including research used, to identify and address patient safety risks
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA5:
  3. evaluate evidence-based interventions in promoting quality patient care
    • GA1:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.