NURS 732. Advanced Concepts in Health Care Quality Research. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: NURS 731 or permission of instructor. This course focuses on applying concepts and measures used in quality health services research. It also discusses health care quality research priority areas, current quality and safety measures, and data sources. In addition, students will evaluate the types of quality and safety measures used in health care quality research and relate these to their focus areas. Students will apply their knowledge from the prerequisite course to develop a research proposal incorporating a research framework, concepts and measures, and methods used in health care quality research.