Apr 08, 2020  
Graduate Catalog-Handbook 2016-2017 
Graduate Catalog-Handbook 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 752 - Outcome Measurement and Analysis for Individual and Population Health

This course prepares students to design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based quality improvement and patient safety initiatives across practice settings. Students will learn effective strategies for outcome identification, measurement of process and outcome variables, and data analysis for quality improvement. Students will gain new skills in modern analytic methods and models for practice improvement, use software to create and manage control charts and other visual displays of performance data, and discover sources of data useful for individual, system, and population decision making. Themes present throughout the course include the use of information systems to support decision-making and organizational dynamics necessary for a culture dedicated to improvement.
Prerequisites: NURS 751  
3 credit hours