Decision Science for Population Health

Course Number: NURS 681
Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): NURS 527, NURS 528, NURS 529 and NURS 539

Decision-making in complex health systems presents unique challenges such as high levels of uncertainty and multiple competing demands, while committing to quality and patient safety. This course provides a systems approach to application of operational models, analytic methods and tools, and leadership strategies in the context of population health. The impact of these approaches to promoting quality and safety in health and healthcare will be emphasized.