NRSG 883: Complexity Science Approaches to Improve Organizational Effectiveness (3)

This course introduces complexity science principles with the aim of improving the quality and effectiveness of healthcare organizations. Traditional approaches to quality improvement will be contrasted with tools and metrics that can be applied in complex organizations. Principles that relate to embeddedness, diversity, distributed control, co-existence of order and disorder, nonlineraity, inabliity to predict, emergence, and functioning at the edge of chaos will be introduced. Prerequisites: NRSG 880, or consent of instructor. LEC
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