Full course description
This two-module course provides participants with a basic understanding of continuous quality improvement (CQI) and provides guidance for leading quality improvement (QI) projects in public health departments. The course is delivered in an online, self-study format and takes approximately 1 hour to complete. Read on to learn more on how to complete the course and make the most of your learning.
Module 1: Introduction & Concepts
- Define continuous quality improvement (CQI)
- Identify the benefits of CQI in public health departments
- List 5 key CQI concepts
Module 2: Leading Quality Improvement Projects
- List considerations when establishing a quality improvement project team
- Apply the 5 principles of improvement using a case example
- Describe the PDSA cycle for testing change
The target audience for this course is anyone interested in quality improvement in public health.
This continuing education activity has been approved by the Ohio State Board of Sanitarian Registration for 1 hour. Course number: CE-0000001356 Clock Hours: 1
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) Activity Number: 2020-0000000087
Sponsored by the Center for Public Health Practice (MEP100177) a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., this program is designated for (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total category I contact hours in health education. Maximum advance-level contact hours available are 0.5.
This course is approved for 1 CPH CEs by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.