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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6772

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2009-06-01
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1539 2009-03-02
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HSC 006201-10000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Fran D'Avanzo-Schrader 6978 fdavanzo@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6772 Shaping the Practice Environment

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1 O - Other R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Shaping the Practice Environ
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6771C, NGR 6723

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Concepts essential to shape the clinical practice environment, including components of a patient centered, safe effective and equitable care environment.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Updated CNL Competencies

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Replaces NGR 6771L and is a required course in the CNL concentration and certificate program.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, once.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph.D or educational preparation in the specialty course work.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    During this course, the student will have the opportunity to:

    1. Identify the components needed to create an environment of clinical excellence that results in improved individual and group clinical outcomes on an identified care unit.

    2. Analyze the practice environment in order to function at the microsystem level.

    3. Analyze the essentials for improved patient outcomes.

    4. Develop practice models that take into account safe, effective, patient centered timely, efficient and equitable patient care.

    5. Develop effective written and oral communication skills working effectively with the interdisciplinary team.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Identify the components needed to create an environment of clinical excellence that results in improved individual and group clinical outcomes on an identified care unit.

    2. Analyze the practice environment in order to function at the microsystem level.

    3. Analyze the essentials for improved patient outcomes.

    4. Develop practice models that take into account safe, effective, patient centered timely, efficient and equitable patient care.

    5. Develop effective written and oral communication skills working effectively with the interdisciplinary team.

    C. Major Topics

    Risk standardization

    Benchmarking

    EBP Models

    Using data to shape the clinical microsystem

    Process improvement

    FMEA

    Quality Processes

    Professional role development, certification

    Poster development

    D. Textbooks

    Nelson, E., Batalden, P and Godfrey, M. (2007). Quality by Design: A Clinical Microsystem Approach.

    Evidence based practice text to be determined.

    Current articles posted throughout the semester.

    APA Formatting Resources

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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