Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module provides students with an insight into managing and leading change in healthcare. Students are encouraged to engage in critical review of current healthcare services and consider how change in care at an individual, local and National level can be implemented. Students will gain an insight into new developments and innovations in healthcare with the consideration of how technology can enhance services.
Expertise from within the University’s computing, business l and media school’s will be drawn up get students thinking how they can be drivers of change in their practice.
This module will include the following:
Political drivers for healthcare reform
Contemporary healthcare issues
Care Quality Commission
Local commissioning of services
Service evaluation, improvement and innovation
Driving change in healthcare- how to influence your environment
Technology and healthcare
Web resources, App development and healthcare
Remote healthcare growth
Reflection and problem solving in professional practice
Engaging service user/ carer participation in evaluating and improving healthcare
Business planning- setting up and promoting and managing business
A student passing this module should be able to:
All elements of assessment must be passed in order to pass the module.
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