Operations Analysis for Quality Improvement

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Course No: PUBH.5120-001; SIS Class Nbr: 11707; SIS Term: 2710
Course Status: Closed

Course Description

This course teaches a multi-disciplinary approach to operations analysis, process redesign and quality improvement in healthcare. Students study the history, development and principles of quality improvement in healthcare; how quality improvement processes have been used in various healthcare settings; the tools and processes used in quality improvement; how to structure and implement a quality improvement program; and how to collect, analyze and interpret quality improvement data.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Graduate level or Instructor permission
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: Blended Course: Face-to-Face meetings at UMass Lowell Health and Social Sciences Building, South Campus and Online; Blended course- Face-to-Face Classes meet: 9/11, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 12/4, Online Classes held: 9/18, 9/25, 10/13, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 11/ 27.
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Kimberly Flodin
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When Offered & Tuition

  • M , 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
  • Fall 2017: Sep 06 to Dec 14
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Health Management Certificate, M.S. in Health Informatics: Informatics Concentration, M.S. in Health Informatics: Management Concentration

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