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Proposing and Evaluating a Service Improvement

By the end of this course you should be able to draft a report proposing a service improvement, its rationale and implementation.

Proposing and Evaluating a Service Improvement
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

Complete the introduction to analyses, proposals, implementation and evaluation

This course looks at how the unique service improvement that is being proposed through the final assignment incorporates your best use of evidence and critical thinking.

It will also provide insight into the operational standards of any service improvement proposal, enabling you to transfer your academic progress to real-world scenarios.

This will include:

  • How to add financial events to the project planning tools
  • How qualitative and quantitative methodologies are proposed
  • Signposting to other tools and approaches that can be used in practice beyond this program.

What topics will you cover?

  • Evaluation through measuring and comparing baseline and post project quantitative and qualitative service data
  • Guidance to optimise report writing
  • An overview of the academic marking criteria and wider resources and how you can apply it to report writing

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Produce a report that proposes a service improvement including its rationale and implementation.
  • Apply academic standards of critical analysis, evidence and review of literature with correct referencing to such a report.
  • Produce a report with its content and structure covering the content of this module.

Who is the course for?

Coventry University MSc Nursing students.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Senior Lecturer for 19 years. Interests include evidence based practice, healthcare leadership, contemporary issues, acute adult nursing.
Clinical background in acute medicine and cardiology nursing

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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