Advanced Practice Certificates (APCs)

The following Advanced Practice Certificates focus on building knowledge and skills in healthcare quality and safety or health system science.

The primary audiences include: health professions students, medical residents and fellows, clinical faculty, and healthcare professionals interested in moving into administrative roles.

Courses

(* refers to footnotes)

APC in Healthcare Quality & Safety

  • HQS 500: Introduction to Healthcare Quality & Safety *
  • HQS 509Applied Principles of Healthcare Quality
  • HQS 515: Applied Principles of Patient Safety

APC in Healthcare Quality & Safety Education

  • HQS 509: Applied Principles of Healthcare Quality
  • HQS 515: Applied Principles of Patient Safety
  • HQS 516: Teaching Quality & Safety

APC in Health Systems Science

  • HPL 500: U.S. Healthcare Organization & Delivery 
  • HQS 500: Introduction to Healthcare Quality & Safety * 
  • Elective (Program Director approval needed)

APC in Health Systems Science Education

  • HQS 500: Introduction to Healthcare Quality & Safety *
  • Elective (Program Director approval needed)
  • HQS 517: Teaching Health Systems Science

* Waived for members of the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) who hold the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) credential.