- Explains the core concepts of quality and safety in healthcare using a methodical and progressive approach in one voice
- Uses scientific principles to illustrate how to measure, qualify, and monitor quality and safety
- Provides stories, cases and examples throughout to encourage reflection and discussion points for in-class settings or online settings
- Includes self-guided exercises in each chapter to reinforce key concepts
An up-to-date course-linked textbook that addresses the core concepts of quality and safety in healthcare. Co-authored by two experts from different disciplines, the text is written in one voice providing continuity and a progression of understanding among chapters. Quality and safety are presented using scientific principles as well as practice tools and established evidence-based methodologic approaches to quality and safety issues. Examples and cases are provided throughout to illustrate key concepts and to stimulate classroom or online discussion. Ideal as a textbook in courses for nurses, medical students, residents and fellows, physician assistants, physical therapists, public health and other graduate health science students as well as for practicing clinicians in the health professions.