Professional Course

Organisation Wide Approaches to Quality

Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date

September and January


5 months


Derby Campus, St Helena, 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)

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Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.