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HIT 150 Continuous Quality Improvement

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

This course will provide an overview of Continuous Quality Improvement inherent in the health care industry. Students will explore the history and development of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) efforts in health care. Students will also discuss quality and process improvement techniques applicable to health care. The roles and responsibilities of individuals involved in medical staff peer review, utilization review and risk management will be presented to students. The concept of an organized medical staff will be discussed, as well as the role of the medical staff office. The variety of computer applications available for CQI and Medical Staff Organization (MSO) functions will also be presented to students.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO # 1: DEMONSTRATE AN UNDERSTANDING OF HEALTH STATISTICS, BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT.