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Quality assurance

Renée Stalmeijer, Diana Dolmans, Henk van Berkel, and Ineke Wolfhagen

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses quality assurance in problem-based learning (PBL). Topics covered include programme evaluation, measuring quality, judging quality, and improving quality. The development of ... More


Auditing and the Reinvention of Governance

Michael Power

in The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296034
eISBN:
9780191685187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296034.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the diverse pressures and demands which have contributed to the growth of auditing practices in other areas. It also considers the programmes which demand auditing. In ... More


Quality assuring screening programmes

Angela E. Raffle and J. A. Muir Gray

in Screening: Evidence and practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199214495
eISBN:
9780191723742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214495.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explains why quality assurance is essential if screening is to do more good than harm. It describes some of the history and thinking that has shaped approaches to quality in industry and ... More


Information Management Standards and Strategies for Net Primary Production Data

Kristin L. Vanderbilt and William K. Michener

in Principles and Standards for Measuring Primary Production

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168662
eISBN:
9780199790128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168662.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Sound information management is a critical component of any primary production measurement program to avoid loss of valuable information over time. This chapter provides recommended protocols for ... More


Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Judy Hall and Elizabeth Altmaier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Psychology has become a global profession. Professionals are now readily able to practice in geographic areas which are different far from where they were trained. In practice, psychology has a ... More


Economics of Education Policy

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on the economic analysis of education, this chapter embarks on unraveling the rationale behind policymaking in education. Commodification of education (particularly in case of higher education) ... More


Challenges Facing Indian Education and Policy Initiatives

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with the emerging scenario in the Indian education sector which forms the basis of an account of the recent policy initiatives being mooted or being implemented. It is argued that ... More


Methods to Evaluate Competency and Enhance Quality Assurance Internationally and Across Professions

Sandra Greenberg and I. Leon Smith

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Various professions have created models with the theory in mind that the assessment of professional competency will enhance the quality assurance and conduct of professional practice. The ... More


Clinical Trials: Design, Conduct and Analysis

Curtis L. Meinert

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195035681
eISBN:
9780199864478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book starts with a general discussion of clinical trials. It goes on to describe the activities of a typical study, comparing single center and multicenter trials, reviewing cost factors and ... More


Induction and implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient

Maureen Gambles, Anita Roberts, and Rita Doyle

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses an outline of the various elements of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) document and the process through which successful implementation of the LCP for ... More


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