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1. Understand key national and international guidelines on quality, safety and risk in healthcare.
2. Critically analyse the applicability of guidelines in radiographic practice.
3. Understand how quality improvement is enacted and measure in healthcare.
4. Appreciate the patient perspective on quality improvement and discuss how clinical actions impact patients.
5. Analyse, reflect and discuss how various aspects of quality, safety and risk happen on a day to day basis in their clinical practice.
Key topics that will be addressed in the module include:
National and international guidance on quality, safety and risk in healthcare, with a focus on radiographic practice.
Measurement of quality improvement in healthcare
Leadership, communication and evidence based practice in quality.
Risk management and incident reporting in radiography.
Innovative trends in quality improvement.
The patient perspective on quality, safety and risk in healthcare.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Students will completed an individual assignment chosen from selection of topics and formats.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Students will complete an ongoing task based assignment relevant to their clinical practice and area of interest.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Assoc Professor Shane Foley||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Anna Matuszak||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Maria-Luisa Mullins||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Rachel Toomey||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|