Nursing - Promoting Quality and Safety in Healthcare - Module

This module explores the concept of quality and safety in healthcare in promoting quality patient outcomes.

This module explores the Principles of promoting quality, safety and clinical governance in shaping global healthcare practice; safety culture; quality systems and regulations; patient focus within healthcare; sources and levels of evidence underpinning practice; current national and international projects in evidence based practice; critical thinking; factors influencing clinical decision-making; hierarchies of evidence; strategies to promote quality and safety in promoting quality patient outcomes. Factors influencing the implementation of evidence into practice, enabling and transforming practice.

Subjects taught

Promoting Quality and Safety in Healthcare NS6038

Entry requirements

Current registration with relevant professional statutory regulatory body e.g., NMBI, CORU, PHECC

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet criteria identified in the English Language qualifications set by the University of Limerick.

Please note students must successfully complete NS6091 before applying for this module

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.


One Semester (12 Weeks) part-time.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: January 2024

Post Course Info

This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award. The programmes associated with this MicroCred are:

Nursing (Respiratory Care) - MSc
Advanced Healthcare Practice - MSc
Infection Prevention and Control Leadership - MSc
Nursing (Dementia Care) - MSc
Nursing (Older Person) - MSc
Nursing (Palliative Care) - MSc
Nursing (Perioperative Care) - MSc
Nursing (Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care) - MSc
Nursing - MSc
Nursing Studies MSc
Perinatal Mental Health - MSc
Posture, Seating and Wheelchair Mobility Across the Life Course - Postgraduate Certificate

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