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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Research and Leadership (CRL)
Implementation Science and Innovation Leadership
Fall 2016
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students in the PhD in translational health sciences degree program in good standing or with instructor's permission


Dr. Paige McDonald
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Introduction to implementation science, the study of processes affecting uptake of evidence into healthcare, with emphasis on innovation leadership for systemic change.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to:
1. Analyze factors that limit or support the translation of evidence from efficacy studies to routine healthcare and policy
2. Dissect the literature for methods and outcomes used in implementation studies
3. Evaluate influences on professional and organizational behavior affecting adoption of change within and across multiple stakeholders in a complex health system.
4. Apply theories, models and frameworks commonly used in implementation science and change leadership to case studies involving complex health systems.
5. Propose a system level innovation or change intervention for quality improvement in complex healthcare system.
This course focuses on strategies for quality care improvement from a translational health sciences perspective
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cagw (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 23:25:08 GMT): Added course restriction.
gharris (Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:04:14 GMT): Rollback: For syllabus review per Catherine Golden's request.
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