Quality in Healthcare Bundle
This 3-course bundle provides nurses an opportunity to evaluate various quality and improvement models and strategies in healthcare.
Save more by enrolling in the Quality and Improvement in Healthcare bundle self-paced course! This bundle is offered through a partnership with Southern New Hampshire University and ANA.
In the fast-paced world of healthcare, nurses need to stay current with trends. Not just to meet the complex, changing needs of the workforce—but to give their patients the best care possible. By enrolling in SNHU’s self-paced, three-module bundle, nurses can improve their knowledge and skills in quality and improvements processes in healthcare, helping them foster a culture of safety and reliability in care.
Successful completion of the content will enable nurses to gain a broad view of U.S. healthcare quality including its evolution and trajectory given the dynamic U.S. healthcare landscape and changing demographics. Participants will explore key concepts including the integration of health information and technologies to promote healthcare quality at the organizational level. Modules may be taken individually or as a whole component.
This bundle includes:
Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Marketing Description (Overview): Examine models and strategies used to evaluate and improve quality in healthcare. Explore key aspects of quality planning such as reporting, technology, and change management.
Leadership Strategies in Healthcare
Marketing Description (Overview): Explore how leadership strategies are applied in healthcare settings to improve team dynamics and system efficiency. Analyze the role of ethics, regulation, and accreditation in reimbursement and possible strategies to improve organization systems and practices.
Patient Safety in Healthcare
Marketing Description (Overview): Evaluate strategies and practices that improve patient safety in healthcare. Explore methods of determining areas of improvement such as root-cause analysis, best practices, and technology
Michelle O’Neal, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE
Dr. O’Neal is a certified nurse educator with various clinical experiences in a variety of settings including but not limited to community health, immunology, obstetrics, and medical-surgical nursing. She has first-hand experience with medical errors and has seen the shift from a punitive environment to a learning culture—seeking first to understand. Her educational background includes studies in nursing education and leadership and management. Dr. O’Neal has served as faculty with undergraduate students in health assessment, nursing research, community health, healthcare policy and the RN-BSN capstone. She previously developed a clinical nurse leader (CNL) education track and has served as a board member at a local hospital where she gained expertise in quality and safety. She is a member of various nursing organizations including the ANA, NLN, and Sigma Theta Tau International. In the past, Dr. O’Neal contributed to practice and nursing knowledge as a member-at-large with the New Jersey State Nurses’ and as a board member at The Memorial Hospital of Salem.
Receive College Credit!
Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is proud to participate in the collaborative educational program offered through the American Nurses Association. Through this innovative collaboration, SNHU is able to deliver subject matter expertise in the area of Quality Improvement in Healthcare. Upon successful completion of the three SNHU/ANA courses, students will have achieved the academic content required to receive academic credit toward an MSN course, IHP-604 Healthcare Quality and Improvement or equivalent.
As nurses are called upon to be leaders and change agents within their organization, SNHU believes they are pivotal in creating a culture of safety in an increasingly complex healthcare environment, where delivering the highest quality of care is required. At SNHU, we view our online nursing students as respected colleagues who come to the learning environment with their own unique views of the world and nursing. Students are valued for the contributions they bring to the learning environment and are appreciated for their diverse values and beliefs. Students are viewed as both learners and learning resources. For more information about our programs, please visit https://www.snhu.edu/online-degrees/masters/ms-in-nursing.
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Disclosure: Upon successful completion of the three SNHU/ANA courses, students will have achieved the academic content required to receive academic credit toward an MSN course, IHP-604 Healthcare Quality and Improvement or equivalent within an MSN program. This course is currently available in MSN, MSN Patient Safety and Quality and MSN Clinical Nurse Leader only. Participants must meet all of Southern New Hampshire University's MSN program admission requirements and eligibility of prior learning credit. SNHU does not admit students from Washington State for nursing programs.