Operationalizing Quality Improvement in Public Health
 Course ID: 1029921
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
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 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 1.5 CEU/CE
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Course Description:

Operationalizing Quality Improvement in Public Health

Online

Free

1.5 Continuing Education Hours

This module introduces quality improvement (QI) principles, tools and best practices as a way to help integrate QI in the daily work of public health professionals. It presents a client-centered model with four main components:

* writing an AIM statement

 

* establishing measures

 

* developing change strategies

 

* implementing the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle.

Each step is explained in detail and illustrated with public health examples and insights. The module also introduces the technique of process mapping as a tool that helps teams reach agreement on specific activities that will result in quality improvement.

 

 

Learning objectives:

1. Explain the meaning and importance of QI collaboration in public health.

2. Describe the model for improvement in public health.

3. Write an AIM statement.

4. Establish both outcome and process measures for QI.

5. Develop change strategies to achieve improvement in public health.

6. Create a process map related to an actual public health issue.

7. Identify and describe appropriate use for QI tools.

Subject Area(s):
Evaluation
General Public Health
Program Development
Performance / Quality Improvement
Assessment/Analysis
Health Care
Audience(s):
Allied Health Professionals
Policy / Planner
General Public Health Staff
Health Care
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies: none
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: yes
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Midwest Center for Life-Long-Learning in Public Health
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Alana Feijo
Phone: 612-626-4657
email: feijo002@umn.edu
URL:
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October 01, 2013
Excellent and well laid out - I understood more about QI after this training than any other I have taken
 
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Severe problems with video in the latter half of the training. Maybe it was my flash player.
 
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January 31, 2013
Very helpful
 
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