Course Catalog » Medicine 140.32

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 140.32
Course Title: An Introduction to Quality Improvement & Patient Safety
Units: 3
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: Rotation will provide students with an immersion experience in quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) activities. Students will learn fundamental concepts in QI/PS through directed readings and didactics, apply their learnings in experiential fashion e.g conduct formal adverse event case review, and attend key UCSF medical center QI/PS committees. Students will also learn about organizational, unit/practice, and individual approaches to improving patient care using QI/PS tools
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: 4th year medical students
Activities: Block Elective

Instructor of Record: S. Ranji
Additional Instructor(s): A. Lai
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter, Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No