About This Course
This course integrates competencies, knowledge and skills from three interrelated areas to help you more effectively use information to support evidence-based management decision making in long term care. These areas include: 1) problem-solving skills, 2) quality management and quality improvement practices, and 3) data analytics.
The format of the course includes the following components: pre-class readings, online pre-class discussion, face-to-face one-day seminar, one-day comprehensive Excel homework assignment, and homework assignments.
Sample textbook: Bradley, Maryjane G., and Nancy R. Thompson, Quality Management Integration in Long-Term Care-Guidelines for Excellence. Health Professions Press, 2000 (abbreviated QMI).