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Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
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100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 11 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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1
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Establishing a Framework for Quality & Safety

Welcome to Module 1! During this module, you'll learn about the current state of healthcare quality and safety in the US and globally, and the essential characteristics and expected outcomes of safe, high-quality healthcare. We'll also discuss the core elements of quality improvement, and the data needed to assess the safety and quality of care. Finally, we'll examine lessons learned from other industries & disciplines that can be applied to healthcare improvement efforts. We're looking forward to getting started!...
Reading
5 videos (Total 44 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
An Interview with Peggy O’Kane, Founding & Current President of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)18m
The Unsettling Facts7m
Models for Change10m
Summary2m
Reading2 lecturas
Please tell us more about you as a learner....10m
Module 1 Readings & Resources40m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 1 Practice Quiz10m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Safety as a First Principle of Quality

Welcome to Module 2! This week, we examine the criticality of patient safety to healthcare and the sciences underlying patient safety. You'll learn a model for systems engineering and a process for anticipating and addressing medical errors. You'll also learn about the importance of a just culture approach to medical error prevention. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
The Lewis Blackman Story1m
The Science of Patient Safety11m
Systems Re-Engineering7m
Human Factors7m
Summary3m
Reading1 lectura
Module 2 Readings & Resources40m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 2 Quiz20m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Measures & Measurement

Welcome to Module 3! This week we delve into measures and measurement. You'll learn to apply the basic Donebedian framework for measuring quality in healthcare in terms of structure, process and outcomes. We'll discuss the key attributes of useful (good) healthcare measures and the core concepts of validity and reliability. You'll also learn the most critical elements to consider in choosing and applying a measure or measures to measurement in a given health care setting or situation, and the key characteristics of a measurement process that must be present to provide information that is a valid and useful reflection of quality of care....
Reading
6 videos (Total 54 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
A Framework for Measures14m
What Makes a Good Measure?16m
Measurement: Why & What8m
Use & Reporting of Measures4m
Summary2m
Reading2 lecturas
Module 3 Readings & Resources40m
Desirable Measures Checklist20m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 3 Quiz20m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Quality and Safety Improvement Science

Welcome to Module 4! This week you'll learn how to identify quality improvement opportunities and apply the PDSA cycle to address them. We'll also discuss the importance and benefits of team-based approaches to quality improvement, and the value of Health Information Technologies (HIT) and other innovations in improving health care quality....
Reading
6 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Identifying the Problem & Benchmarking9m
Quality Improvement Process20m
QI as a Team Sport6m
Quality Innovations: An Interview with Jesse Hines19m
Summary1m
Reading1 lectura
Module 4 Readings and Resources40m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Principales revisiones

por JSNov 17th 2016

I would like to state state that this is a course that is very well rounded in the topics taught/discussed and would recommend it to anyone wishing to improve quality in the field of health care!

por NTSep 1st 2017

This course is really useful to give an overview of quality improvement specifically in health care. The 2 tutors are so passionate in providing both knowledge and inspiring students. Thank you!

Instructores

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Jean Johnson

Professor, GW School of Nursing and Executive Coach
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Gregory Pawlson

Clinical Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor, GW School of Nursing and Executive Coach

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In the heart of our nation’s capital with additional programs in Virginia, the George Washington University was created by an Act of Congress in 1821. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university offers comprehensive programs of undergraduate and graduate liberal arts study, as well as degree programs in nursing, medicine, public health, law, engineering, education, business and international affairs. Each year, GW enrolls a diverse population of undergraduate, graduate and professional students from across the country and around the world....

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  • This continuing nursing education activity has been approved by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nursing CE Contact Hours: 10.5.

    Healthcare professionals interested in earning the Nursing CE contact hours must:

    1) Enroll in the course and purchase the $49 Coursera Certificate option

    2) Register for the Nursing CE contact hours through the George Washington University School of Nursing via the link below. There is an additional non-refundable fee of $60.

    3) Successfully complete the course. This requires completion of all modules, reading of all required materials, and a passing score of 80% or higher on all quizzes.

    Register for Nursing CE: http://conta.cc/2uePVXA

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