Leadership, quality improvement and management of nursing and midwifery processes

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
- The aim of the teaching is to acquire the advanced organizational nursing and midwifery skills aimed to:
-design and evaluate the systematic application of the evidence-based nursing and obstetric care process to the assisted person, the group, the community, taking into account the resources available;
-apply and manage organizational models of nursing and midwifery based on the different classes of complexity of people's needs and to manage nursing and obstetric staff;
-evaluate, in terms of operational effectiveness and efficiency, the application of the theoretical models of nursing and obstetric assistance of the relative tools in complex situations;
-formulate standards of nursing and obstetric care aimed at effectively orienting the professional activity at different levels of complexity; design and test innovative models for the provision of nursing and midwifery care to the person and to the community, in healthcare contexts with highly multi-professional integration functions, in residential, territorial and hospital facilities;
-evaluate the classification systems of nursing and midwifery activities, in order to elaborate the standard of the needed resources for the provision of assistance and the related costs;
-critically evaluate the quality improvement strategies and frameworks in order to develop systematic plans of nursing and midwifery quality improvement and risk management
analyze the models of assessment of nursing and obstetric competence in order to apply them for professional accreditation;
- develop methods and tools for the assessment of nursing and obstetric outcomes, the effectiveness and appropriateness of the care, satisfaction and quality of life of the assisted person, taking into account the factors of economic balance.
- - Critically analyse and evaluate theories of clinical and managerial leadership and their impact on practice.
- - Critically analyse the factors influencing leadership within organisational cultures.
- - Critically analyse and evaluate the evidence that supports leadership approaches in advanced practice.
Expected learning outcomes
- The student will be able :
- To critically evaluate evidence-based care and organizational models and methods in order to identify possible improvements in patient outcomes in organizational contexts
- To critically analyze methods and plans to reduce monitoring and control clinical risk in nursing and midwifery care, managing the functions and resources available to improve the safety of the assisted persons.
- to evaluate human resource management models in the various social and health contexts according to criteria of
- effectiveness and efficiency
- To critically analyse with an advanced professional perspective the theories of clinical and management leadership to identify areas of application and potential outcomes for improvement in advanced practice
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

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MED/45 - NURSING - University credits: 7
Lessons: 56 hours