In this course the learner will explore:
- Risk management concepts and terminology
- Regulatory and accreditation requirements for risk management
- The components of risk management
- Systems theory of risk management
- The data sources used to calculate risk measures including the tools and strategies used to assess risk
- The key risk and utilization management activities in the health sector
- Governance issues relating to clinician competence
- E-Health and potential risk issues
- The roles and responsibilities of the health information management professional
Students will learn risk management concepts through a combination of experiential learning and independent study. Some or all of the following methods will be used:
- case study analysis
- group work
- group discussions and exercises
- independent research
- instructor feedback on students' work
- individual consultation
- presentation (individual or group)
The course evaluation is consistent with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course. This is a graded course. All assignments must be completed to pass the course.
At the end of the course, successful learners will be able to:
- Define key risk management terminology
- Identify major societal and regulatory drivers for quality and safety initiatives in the health sector
- Identify regulatory and accreditation requirements for risk management activities in health care organizations
- Describe the primary stakeholders in risk management
- Describe components of risk management including risk identification, analysis, evaluation and treatment
- Differentiate among structure, process, and outcome measures of risk
- Identify sources of data for calculating risk measures
- Apply tools frequently used in problem analysis and performance management
- Demonstrate the process of conducting a proactive risk assessment
- Identify key risk management and utilization management activities in health care organizations
- Describe the process for ensuring clinician competence
- Describe the range of benefits and risks associated with e-Health
- Describe the role and responsibility of the health information management professional in managing risk
A list of required and optional textbooks, materials and electronic applications is provided for students at the beginning of each semester.
Students in the PBD-HIM program are required to maintain a passing grade of 65% (C+) in all courses in order to progress in the program.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|