Course: Selected accreditation standards for hospitals

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Course title Selected accreditation standards for hospitals
Course code UOP/NVAST
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Brabcová Iva, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
The term, content of accreditation of health facility Safety objectives The rights of patients and their education, accessibility and continuity of care Diagnostic and therapeutic care Ordering, prescribing and giving medicine Hygienic hand protection and anti-epidemic mode in hospitals The quality and safety of given care Information, communication Safety culture in hospitals Human resource management

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Accreditation is a tool for external evaluation of quality and safety during providing health services. Accreditation standards for hospitals are intended for providers of urgent care in hospitals of all types. The aim of this subject is to familiarize students with quality management of nursing care, with fulfilling accreditation standards and their checking. After completing the course the student will be ready to evaluate the quality and safety of healthcare services pursuant to Act 207/2011 Coll., about health services and conditions of their provision.
The student is familiar with the term - accreditation of the medical facility. The student is familiar with the course of the accreditation survey and the evaluation of accreditation standards. The student is interested in development and innovation of nursing care. The student is able to evaluate the quality of given care. The student knows layout, content and use of chosen accreditation standards. The student has knowledges and skills which allow to realize the program of increasing quality.
Knowledge of nursing care management from bachelor's study

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar work

Activity during lessons, seminar work
Recommended literature
  • GLADKIJ, I. a kolektiv. Management ve zdravotní péče. Praha, 2003. ISBN 80-7226-996-8.
  • KILÍKOVÁ, M. Teória manažmentu. Příbram, 2013. ISBN 788026038450.
  • MARX, D., VLČEK, F. Akreditační standardy pro nemocnice.. Praha, 2014. ISBN 978-80-87323-04-0.
  • Škrla, P. Škrlová, M. Kreativní ošetřovatelský management. Praha:Advent ORION, 2003. ISBN 807172-841-1.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences Nursing in Selected Clinical Disciplines (2) Health service 2 Summer
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences Nursing in Selected Clinical Disciplines (2) Health service 2 Summer