HCPI - Healthcare Prof Core In

HCPI 551/NURS 551 Healthcare Quality Improvement and Informatics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Overview of healthcare from the viewpoint of quality improvement and healthcare informatics; using the science of quality measurement and improvement in conjunction with information science to propose a quality improvement initiative; legal and ethical implications of current trends in information technology and safety.
Cross Listing: NURS 551/HCPI 551.

HCPI 552/NURS 552 Scholarship and Application

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Integrate theory, evidence, clinical judgment, research and inter-professional perspectives using translational processes to improve patient outcomes; application of available evidence to interdisciplinary clinical practice; identification of gaps in knowledge and development of a spirit of inquiry and lifelong scholarship.
Cross Listing: NURS 552/HCPI 552.

HCPI 555 Leadership and Health Policy I

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

This course will emphasize leadership skills while focusing on ethical decision making and effective working relationships within an organization. It will prepare the health profession leader to intervene at the system level through the policy development process. Advocacy strategies to influence health and health care will be applied.

HCPI 556/NURS 556 Leadership and Health Policy II

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

The development of skills essential to leadership and policy processes, including communication, collaboration, negotiation, delegation and coordination by applying systems theory and complexity science will be promoted. The student will be prepared to assume a leadership role in the management and evaluation of human, fiscal and physical health resources. Students will develop skills in political efficacy and the ability to improve the systems and population outcomes through the development of health policy.
Cross Listing: NURS 556/HCPI 556.

HCPI 557 Contemporary Healthcare Issues

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

This course explores contemporary healthcare issues that affect the medical and dental needs of special care patients. The healthcare issues are examined within historic, economic, and philosophical contexts and students will analyze those that affect individuals with special healthcare needs.

HCPI 558 Survey Research

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

This course will help graduate students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, conduct and evaluate survey research as well as write a survey research report.