HIMS 210

Quality Assurance (HIMS 210)

Quality Assurance

Credits Contact Hours
3.0 3.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in HIMS 101. This course covers maintenance, compilation, analysis, and presentation of healthcare statistics and research protocols and techniques. Topics include basic statistical principles, indices, databases, registries, vital statistics, descriptive statistics, research protocol monitoring, Institutional Review Board processes, and knowledge-based research techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to apply, interpret, and present healthcare statistics and utilize research techniques to gather and interpret healthcare data. This course also introduces principles of quality assessment and improvement, and utilization, risk, and case management in healthcare. Topics include Continuous Quality Improvement, and case management processes, data analysis/reporting techniques, credentialing, regulatory quality monitoring requirements, and outcome measures and monitoring. Group and individual assignments will be completed in the following areas of study: quality assurance and management, performance improvement, statistical presentation, resource management, and risk management. A final grade of "C" or better is required to pass this course successfully. [Semesters Offered: Spring]

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Day Time Campus Method Building
03/15/2021 - 05/14/2021 06:00 PM - 08:55 PM Niles Hybrid Niles Campus-124

The information shown below is a guide to provide a general idea of course availability and is not meant to be used to plan your full schedule. Information may vary slightly from what is listed. For full course details please use the more robust course search in SMC Wired or consult an academic advisor.

The information shown below is a guide to provide a general idea of course availability and is not meant to be used to plan your full schedule. Information may vary slightly from what is listed. For full course details please use the more robust course search in SMC Wired or consult an academic advisor.