Management and improvement of the quality of occupational therapy services in health and social areas. Continuous process of evaluation and quality improvement in the delivery of occupational therapy services.
Quality and security are indispensable features of the professional activity of the occupational therapist
Competencies and learning outcomes
Objectives (Learning outcomes)
- 01The student is able to describe to a professional audience and to a lay public what is quality in the context of occupational therapy.
- 02The student is able to apply quality models to the context of the organization and delivery of occupational therapy services.
- 03The student is able to evaluate professional activity of the occupational therapists based on criteria, indicators and standards of quality.
- 04The student is able to conduct the development of a protocol or a practice guideline.
- 05The student is able to managing risks for patient safety.
Association between objectives and units
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- Aranaz Andrés, Jesús María / Aibar Remón, Carlos / Vitaller Burillo, Julián / Mira Solves, José J. "Gestión sanitaria calidad y seguridad en los pacientes". [Madrid] Fundación Mapfre Díaz de Santos D.L. 2008.
- Lorenzo Martínez, Susana / Aranaz Andrés, Jesús María / Mollar Maseres, J. B. / Gea Velázquez de Castro, M. T. / Rodríguez Marín, Jesús / Mira Solves, José J. "Seguridad clínica". Barcelona Fundación Medicina y Humanidades Médicas cop. 2004.
- Pérez Jover, M¯ Virtudes. Rodríguez Marín, Jesús dir. / Mira Solves, José Joaquin dir. "Atención sanitaria centrada en el paciente". San Juan de Alicante Facultad de Medicina, Departamento de Piscología de la Salud 2005.
Methodology and grading
- Case studies: Learning through the analysis of actual or simulated cases in order to interpret and resolve them by employing various alternative solution procedures.
- Lecture: Pass on knowledge and activate cognitive processes in students, encouraging their participation.
- To assess theoretical knowledge and to assess practical case evaluation a test will consist of two case studies solving and responding to 5 questions PRAC type. Case studies will account for 60% of the final score. PRAC type questions will involve 40% of the grade. A minimum of 5 points for a pass in the subject (range from 0 to 10).
Prerequisite is submitting reports case studies conducted during the practice sessions to be eligible for testing theoretical knowledge and practical cases. Additionally for each theoretical topic a number of volunteer activities will be proposed. Performing these activities may be increased up to 10% note.