Open University

Open University

Advancing Healthcare Practice (F52)

This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to contribute to the advancement of healthcare. You will explore what healthcare improvement means and how it can be achieved through collaboration and partnership, change agency, and the field of improvement science; develop leadership skills in relation to policy, innovation and service improvement; and learn how to use research and evidence-based practice to support healthcare advancement. The final investigative project focuses on a service or system improvement based on the needs and the priorities of your own health related practice area.

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Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning October 2017 - 3 years

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Distance Learning

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