HSM 794

HSM 794
Leaders and Lessons Learned from the Application of CQI

DBA
Degree

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notebook-53 Credits

Course Description
Students will read case-studies, visit the websites of leaders who have implemented continuous quality improvement (CQI) in their own organizations, and listen to lessons learned from the leaders themselves. The course builds a core competency in summarizing the actions that constitute successful leadership in applying quality systems, re-writing the notes from the sessions in a format that highlights the application of quality system principles and best practices, and then creating a original plan for reporting the learning points to the leaders of their own organizations. The course builds skills in delineating which practices are the ones most effectively employed and why they were successful in healthcare.

Course Format
This course is delivered in on-line modules complemented by off-line review and assistance. On-site, in person meetings are offered when possible.

Course Goals
Deliver doctoral level knowledge, summaries and reports of leaders and lessons learned from their applications of quality system management principles and best practices in healthcare.

Course Objectives

  • Teach how healthcare.leaders have applied quality system principles and best practices and what lessons they have learned
  • Explain and demonstrate how quality principles and best practices have been applied in healthcare
  • Discuss elements of a written and verbal reports to senior organizational leaders of the effective use of quality leadership principles