HME4402 – Evaluation of the quality of services delivered by the health care sector
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
- Quality concepts and perspectives
- Measurement and documentation of quality
- HMS in general and specifically in the health services
- Quality improvement methods
- Evaluation of quality
Quality of interventions in the health care is increasingly focused worldwide. This course penetrates the numerous aspects of quality within the health care services with special emphasis on the quality of medical and caring interventions delivered to the patients. Various ways to measure and evaluate quality will be discussed in depth, as well as conditions influencing the quality. At the end of the course students should be qualified to develop programs that evaluate and improve the quality of the services, included documentation of standards set by the health authorities.
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Formal prerequisite knowledge
Recommended previous knowledge
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Language of examination
All written exams and term papers at the master's programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management have to be conducted in English.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.