Subject:

Research of quality and safety in health care

Module:

Health Care Sciences

Holder of subject:

Dr Andrej Robida, Associate Professor

Education providers:

  • Dr Andrej Robida, Associate Professor

Contact hours - lectures:

20

Contact hours - seminar:

30

Contact hours - exercises:

 

Individual student work:

75

ECTS:

5

Level of study:

Third cycle study program Health Care Sciences

Semester:

Summer

Language:

Slovene/English

Subject specific competences:

 

The student:

  • research of quality and patient safety
  • understanding of basic concepts of change
  • use of statistical process control
  • change management

Mandatory  and recommended references:

Mandatory references:

  • Langley, G.J., et al., 2009. The improvement guide. San Francisco: Jossef Bass.
  • Robida, A., 2009. Pot do odlične zdravstvene prakse. Ljubljana: GV Planet. 
  • Robida, A., 2013. Napake pri zdravstveni obravnavi pacientov. Bled: Center za izboljševanje kakovosti in varnosti zdravstvene prakse.
  • Rožman, J. & Robida, A., 2014. Izboljševanje procesov v zdravstvu na znanstvenih osnovah s statistično kontrolo procesov. Zdrav Vestn,  83, pp. 18–27.

Conditions for the inclusion in the study:

None.

Assessment methods:

  • formal exam with multiple choice questions and short essays - 60%
  • written seminar work an its oral presentation - 40%

Teaching methods:

Students gain basic knowledge of the subject during lectures and seminars with emphasis on quality and safety problems research. Practical cases will be included in lessons. Students represent a minor improvement project liked to the working space.