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Quality, Patient Safety, and Outcomes Research Practicum

East Baltimore
2nd Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Independent Study
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025

All certificate requirements must be taken before or concurrently with the practicum.

Provides students in the Quality, Patient Safety, and Outcomes Research Certificate Program with an integrated experience in quality, patient safety, outcomes research, or a combination of the 3 domains in any one of a wide variety of settings in the health service delivery environment. Students are placed based on their individual goals and interests and the preceptors’ needs. Students join an active work group and are supervised directly or indirectly by the practicum preceptor.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Apply the skills and competencies learned over the entire certificate curriculum to the real world in a health care setting.
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 75% Final Paper
  • 25% Preceptor Evaluation
Enrollment Restriction
Students enrolled in the Quality, Patient Safety, and Outcomes Research Certificate only
Special Comments

Students already in degree seeking programs may use their required capstone/practicum to count towards their Quality practicum as long as it is relevant to the field of Quality, Patient Safety, and Outcomes Research.