Clinical Governance and Risk Management

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NURS 8630NEF

Course Guide
CLINICAL GOVERNANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

NURS 8630NEF

Course Guide

CLINICAL GOVERNANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Course Start Date
Aut 2024
Course Level
Postgraduate
Length in Terms
1 term
Credits
3
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2024
Postgraduate1 term3
English

Course Coordinator:

Dr Sandy Choi Pin-pin, BScN(Hons), PhD (PolyU); RN

Course Developer:

Edward SZETO Lok Chun

COMP 4500SED Applied Computing Project is a two-term, six-credit-unit, 4000-level course within the Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology (BCITH) programme suite and the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking (BSCICNH) programme suite. It is a compulsory course for BCITH and BSCICNH. Students will carry out a non-trivial computing project under supervision.

Mandatory prerequisite(s)

Students are required to have studied courses COMP 3110SED and COMP 3590SED before studying this course.

Aims

This course aims to provide students with knowledge of clinical governance in healthcare. It covers concepts and principles related to governance, safety, organisational and clinical management and quality and risk management systems required for safe and quality care. Students will be facilitated to analyse different quality improvement approaches, utilise various regulatory frameworks to monitor the outcomes of care processes and improve the quality and safety of healthcare.

Contents

  1. Clinical governance
  2. Risk management
  3. Quality management
  4. Safety issues in healthcare
  5. Quality improvement programmes and initiatives

Learning support

Lectures, tutorials and seminars

Assessment

Continuous assessment includes a group presentation; examination includes an individual assignment.

Electronic submission of assignments is allowed.

Online requirement

Access to OLE

Equipment and Software

A computer with a word-processing software, preferably Microsoft Word, installed.

Software

Students will need access to a computer with the Windows operating system.

Set book(s)

To be included in the course materials

Students with disabilities or special educational needs

Students with serious impairment of sight or manual dexterity may find it difficult to follow this course. Course and supplementary materials are not available on tape. You are encouraged to seek advice from the Course Coordinator before enrolling on this course.