On successful completion of the Leading Quality and Value Improvement (Dublin Campus) programme at RCSI Institute of Leadership you will be skilled in QI methods and measures. You will be able to facilitate team-based clinical quality improvements and lead broader organisational improvements. Crucially, you will be able to demonstrate 'value' for health service users by providing evidence of economy, efficiency and effectiveness.
Learning outcomesThe Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement aims to:
- Develop participants’ as reflective practitioners and their knowledge of quality improvement research and theory to enable them to diagnose and treat quality and value opportunities in the healthcare system.
- Develop participants’ knowledge of theories of quality improvement and leadership to enable them to facilitate teams to initiate and sustain improvement at all levels of the healthcare system.
- Apply skills in improvement methods, measurement for improvement and health economics in relation to the management of quality opportunities in complex healthcare environments.
- Develop participants’ competence in group facilitation and organisational culture awareness so that quality and value improvement techniques employed best fit with the organisational context.
- Demonstrate the ability to challenge assumptions and to question processes, policies and procedures in the unpredictable environment of healthcare improvement work, both at individual and organisational levels.
- Develop participants with the confidence, skills and insight to enable their capacity to fulfill a quality improvement leadership role in a healthcare environment.
- Develop a strategic mindset in relation to the implementation of quality improvement in the health services and demonstrate the capacity to employ this in practice.
- Recognise and reflect on the importance of demonstrating value in negotiating quality improvements in the healthcare setting.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Fundamentals of Quality Improvement for Healthcare Professionals
- Measurement for Quality and Value Improvement
- Leadership & Strategy for Quality Improvement in the Health Services
- 9 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Applications are received up to 11 months before the next intake. You are advised to apply early.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Eligible participants will include the unemployed, returners, those in employment and formerly self-employed.
- All applicants should hold a primary degree and be working in the healthcare sector. As there is an emphasis on clinical leadership, ideally applicants should be working in a clinical setting.
- For applicants who don’t hold a primary degree, there is a recognition of prior learning (RPL) pathway outlined below.
International11500 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11500 EUR for the full programme during 9 months.
EU/EEA5750 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5750 EUR for the full programme during 9 months.
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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