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  • Improving the Quality of Healthcare

    This practice-focussed orientation will enable health care professionals to critically explore the conceptual foundations of quality and governance in the contex of their own working environment. Students will gain an understanding of the broader theoretical concepts of quality and clinical governance initiative. It challenges accepted notions of measuring quality and performance in complex situations and explores how practitioners can develop more appropriate and effective frameworks.

    Students are introduced to the complexity of change management and the dilemmas in achieving organisational change through clinical governance. Students are encouraged to critically analyse their own practice/organisation's approach to managing quality improvement within the clinical governance agenda. 

  • If you wish to take this as a standalone module then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student using our online application portal. You will need to register for the portal prior to proceeding with an application.

    Students must be from a respective healthcare background and have support from the clinical manager to undertake this module of study.

    Applications are made online via the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences application portal.
    Tuition fees
    Home/EU - part time fee: 2019/20: £900 per single module

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    How this course helps you develop

    Teaching, learning and assessment strategies include development of core postgraduate attributes. This encourages development of critical self-awareness and personal literacy, digital and information literacy and active citizenship within the context of both academic and research literacy. 
    Careers

    Students who have completed similar vocational health and life sciences postgraduate certificate courses have been employed within their speciality both locally and nationally. This course enables you as a practitioner to work through the Agenda for Change grading bands to further your career progression.
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