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548/748 Quality Science in Health Services and Academic Practice
Credit hours: 3 per Quarter
Cluster: Nurse Education, None


Course Level: Masters Intermediate

Course Type: Masters


Course Open to: all

Institution:Oregon Health and Science University

Pre-requisites: See course catalog.

Course Description: Quality science has a theoretical and practice foundation that will be the focus of this course. An introduction to key organizational functions that enhance clinical care and how they are constructed, measured and improved will be emphasized, along with tools that can be used to deconstruct and reconstruct both health services and academic processes. The use of valid and reliable metrics will be introduced, such that variation can be examined and minimized to produce effective and efficient client outcomes. The impact of designing care delivery systems that build capacity and the issues with sustaining capacity will be explored.


Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Sakai

Campus visits required: 0

Course Contact: Kate Wildeck



Tuition: $550 per quarter hour


Other considerations: Please contact with any questions.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 1
Instructor:Amy Ross
Credits: 3 / Quarter

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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