Management of Resources and Quality within Healthcare


Management of Resources and Quality within Healthcare

This module is designed for healthcare professionals undertaking professional and managerial tasks. The module can be taken as an option module for any pathway. The module focuses on making effective use of resources; adding value to personal and organisational effectiveness such that quality of service can be achieved.

The module aims to raise awareness of key concepts and theory associated that can be applied in order to manage people, co-ordinate streams of activity and achieve quality outcome measures.

The module explores a range of contemporary issues and highlights the impact of these on the provision of service to the clients. The assessment utilises problem based learning and encourages students to consider practical solutions in the context of practice which is complex and multifaceted in nature.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically evaluate key theories, concepts and practices associated with the management of resources, organisation effectiveness and personal development.
  2. Critically explore and debate clinical governance arrangements in current practice and issues associated with the provision of quality service and patient care.
  3. Critically appraise the personal attributes, roles and responsibilities expected for effective management, and debate how these influence working relationships, the quality of professional service and care.
  4. Critically discuss appropriate strategies that foster innovative change, effective professional relationships and maintain equitable service delivery and access to healthcare.
  5. Critically analyse working practices, utilising theorised perspectives in order to overcome problems and rationalise appropriate course of action.

Who is the module for? Radiographers and registered healthcare professionals with at least two years’ full-time clinical experience and a degree/diploma or equivalent in radiography.

Module code: RA7010

Entry criteria:

  • Degree/diploma or equivalent in radiography
  • Minimum two years’ full-time clinical experience

Number of credits and level of study: 30 credits at level 7

Assessment: Presentation and written report

Location: Kingston University

Module length: 5 days

Module dates*
This module will not run during academic year 2016/17
*Dates may change

Fee: £1,680

Programme: This module is part of Breast Evaluation PgCert/PgDip/MSc and Medical Imaging MSc PgCert/PgDip/MSc and Medical Imaging (Mammography) PgCert/PgDip/MSc  and Oncology Practice PgCert/PgDip/MSc