Senior clinicians are in a unique position to lead and develop care. Clinical governance is key here. It’s the framework through which healthcare organisations are accountable for continuously improving service quality.
It safeguards high care standards by creating an environment where clinical care excellence can flourish. Several factors are essential, including effective clinical leadership, staff development, implementing evidence based practice and engaging in effective audit and evaluation of services. This is against a backdrop of best practice to identify service development needs. Accountability, risk assessment and risk management are also central. Allied to this is the need for robust knowledge of leadership theory and the management of change, together with ethical and legal principles. You’ll look at the role of the team, with the importance of clinical competence as a key component in the continuing professional development of surgeons and the staff they lead.
Assessment will be a service development plan from the students own area of practice.
This course is ideal for surgeons who wish to further develop their expertise.
Dates for this module will be set for October 2017 in due course. Please register your interest via firstname.lastname@example.org. The Admissions team will send you an email alert once dates are released.
The Faculty of Medical Science, opened in 2014, is founded on the strong international reputation of our flagship Postgraduate Medical Institute. Based on our riverside campus in Chelmsford and Young Street campus in Cambridge, we deliver innovative and clinically relevant teaching and research across two departments:
Thanks to our close relationships with the major clinical-care providers in the east of England, there are significant opportunities for collaboration and student placements across a variety of clinical sites.
We offer exciting opportunities for research and education in the allied health professions. We also translate science and epidemiology into health education and primary care, and deliver taught Master’s programmes to qualified medics. We have a flourishing community of PhD and MD(Res) students across all of our research fields.
Our advanced learning facilities include state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories and simulation suites, which mirror real-life clinical situations. We also have a fantastic, modern library and a wide range of science labs and ICT suites.
Short course continuing professional development (10 months)
Short course continuing professional development (12 weeks)
September 2017, January 2018
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