Explore what a perfect healthcare system might look like
On this course, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the systems thinking approach for healthcare.
You will discover what the building blocks of a healthcare system are and look critically at global healthcare systems.
You will have the chance to find out about the maintenance and evolution of a healthcare system and why making changes to an established healthcare system is so complex.
You will also be introduced to a variety of case studies to help you to consider the role of different stakeholders for making improvement within a healthcare system.
What topics will you cover?
- Systems thinking
- International healthcare systems
- Healthcare system diversity
- Healthcare system mapping and tools
- Drivers of change healthcare
When would you like to start?
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Develop awareness of systems theory and thinking in Healthcare
- Identify the drivers of complexity and change in global healthcare systems
- Demonstrate an understanding of health systems
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for healthcare professionals and administrators who wish to progress into middle or senior management roles.
It may also be suitable for policymakers, executives, consultants and service providers in the health sector.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.
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What's different about this course?
Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.
If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.
Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!
How do degrees work on FutureLearn?
Which program and degree is this course part of?
This course is part of the program Leading in Complex Health Systems , which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in Master of Business Administration (Health Care Sector).