NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

322 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science Health Care Risk Management, Patient Safety, and Compliance Concentration Curriculum This concentration is designed for health care professionals seeking to enter, or be promoted in, the rapidly expanding field of health care risk management, patient safety, and compliance. The courses in this concentration will prepare graduates with the skills and background necessary to reduce medical errors, control adverse events, and implement a quality improvement and patient safety initiative. Completing this concentration requires 37 credits, as detailed below. Core Courses (12 credits) Credits MHS 5003 Current Trends and Cultural Issues in Health Care 3 MHS 5203 Writing for Allied Health Professionals 3 MHS 5521 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3 MHS 5501 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3 Concentration Courses (15 credits) Credits MHS 5530 Principles of Management in Health Care 3 MHS 5537 Health Care Leadership Quality Assurance/Risk Management 3 MHS 5538 Patient Safety Compliance in Health Care 3 MHS 5539 Health Care and Regulatory Compliance 3 MHS 5540 Enterprise Risk Management 3 Practical Courses (10 credits) Credits MHS 5309 U.S. Health Policy 5 MHS 5207 Practicum 5 Concentration for Recognition In order to gain recognition in the Health Care Risk Management, Patient Safety, and Compliance concentration of the M.H.Sc. program, the student must complete all 5 concentration courses for 15 total hours. Those completing the concentration will be recognized as such with appropriate credentials. If you have any questions of how this may apply to your M.H.Sc. completion, contact the program or your academic adviser for assistance.

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