2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Jul 22, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 6223 - Healthcare Quality Assurance and Risk Management in Healthcare Organizations


(5 cr.) In this course students examine healthcare quality assurance and risk management and the methods that are utilized to achieve improvements in healthcare organizations. Topics include the link between patient safety and legal and regulatory compliance; the role of accreditation organization requirements in patient safety; evidence-based outcomes and standards of care; the development and archiving of reports, data, and device evidence in medical error situations; and managing patient safety compliance through credentialing of healthcare professionals.



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