Course details

Module code

7NU522

Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date (usually)

September and January

Course length

5 months

Location

Derby Campus, Chesterfield

Module description

About this module

This module includes clinical and corporate governance with an emphasis on relating what happens in your area of practice to the wider organisation. It will support you to make an informed contribution to the current debates about quality and apply this to a particular situation. This enables you to take a more pro-active approach within your own area of work to benefit yourself, your patients /clients and your employing organisation.

The module will explore the relevant literature in relation to current policy initiatives and real situations, both national and local. Key content includes theoretical approaches to organisational quality, patient safety, the quality assurance cycle, clinical and corporate governance, commissioning for quality, the impact of quality failures, critical incidents and root cause analysis, case study analysis.

Who is this course for

All health and social care professionals, nursing; physiotherapists; podiatrists; paramedic, occupational therapy, pharmacists, ultrasonography

Course team

Jill Gould; Senior Lecturer; District Nurse; Module leader.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

To undertake this module at Level 7, you must:

Demonstrate the ability to study at academic level 7 (post-graduate level)

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £700.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact details

 
EnquiryEmailPhone
Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) lbr@derby.ac.uk +44 (0)1332 591992