|Location||Oxford - Ewert House|
OX2 7DD. Map
|Dates||Mon 24 to Fri 28 Nov 2014|
|Application status||Applications being accepted|
|Course contact||If you have any questions about this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44(0)1865 286954.|
The Quality Improvement Science and Systems Analysis course introduces the principles and core methodology of industrial quality improvement methods with special reference to those which may be applicable to surgical services in hospitals. The aim is to equip students to understand how they may be able to improve the quality, reliability and safety of services and then sustain excellence of performance in their own practice through the application of tried and tested methods to achieve system change and the engagement of staff.
The Quality Improvement Science and Systems Analysis course provides the opportunity to learn more about and discuss the following topics:
Offered by Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences and the Department for Continuing Education’s CPD Centre, the taught week is led by Dr Lauren Morgan, Human Factors Research Associate, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Oxford. It features face-to-face lectures and tutorials in small groups.
Class sizes are kept small to allow full interaction with tutors. Study before and after the course is supported by a rich virtual learning environment.
Previous guest speakers have included:
This course can be taken:
This course will be held at the Department for Continuing Education, Ewert House, Oxford.
Role: Module Coordinator
Short course participants who do not wish to undertake the assessed work required for academic credit but who do satisfy the course attendance requirements will receive a Certificate of Attendance. The pdf sample above is an illustration only, and the wording will reflect the course and dates attended.
Those successfully completing the couse for credit can apply to receive a CATS point transcript.
Assessment will be based on submission of a set written assignment, not exceeding 4,000 words.
Those wishing to may apply to take the course with accreditation. The University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education offers Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS) points for the course. Participants attending at least 75% of the taught course and successfully completing assessed assignments are eligible to earn credit equivalent to 20 CATS-equivalent points which may be counted towards a postgraduate qualification.
This course uses the Department’s online assignment submission system and online courseware. In order to participate in the course, and to prepare and submit your course assignments you will need access to the Internet and a computer meeting our recommended minimum computer specification. Students of this course may use the student computing facilities provided in Departmental buildings.
Accommodation is available at the Rewley House Residential Centre, within the Department for Continuing Education, in central Oxford. The comfortable, en-suite, study-bedrooms are rated 4-star, and come with free high-speed internet access and TV. Guests can take advantage of the excellent dining facilities and common room bar, where they may relax and network with others on the programme.
The course fee includes:
Before making your application for this short course, please ensure that you have read the terms and conditions which can be found towards the bottom of this page.
Please see the MSc in Surgical Science and Practice page for more information regarding module fees when taking this course as a part of the MSc Programme.
Details of funding opportunities including grants, bursaries and scholarships are available here.
To apply for the course you should:
This course is also part of the MSc in Surgical Science and Practice. If you would like to apply for the MSc in Surgical Science and Practice please visit the programme page.
To apply for a module as a short course please use the documents below.
Applications deadline: 3 November 2014
Places on the course are limited, so early application is strongly recommended. Your application will require a copy of your CV, and if you wish to take the course for credit, a reference. Once we have received your completed application it will be considered by the admissions panel.
You can apply for this course in the following ways: