CQI for Public Health: Tool Time
 Course ID: 1046541
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
(There is no cost to take this course.)
 Credit Type(s): 2.5 CHES; 2.49 CNE Contact Hours; 2.5 CPHCE
 Certificate:
Course Description:

This on-line self-study course provides the most commonly used tools for continuous quality improvement (CQI) and is designed to accompany the CQI for Public Health: The Fundamentals course. This course was developed for public health agencies and their partners, although the principles, process and tools have been used in all kinds of organizations and can be used anywhere – even at home. 

The course consists of five modules that are designed as self-paced, interactive, independent learning. Modules include activities and opportunities to apply the learning to the participant’s own work.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Module 4: Flow Charts, Fishbone Diagram, Five Why’s

  • describe the four types of flow charts
  • discuss the use of a fishbone diagram to analyze a problem
  • recognize the five whys technique to determine the root cause of a problem

Module 5: Data Tools

  • describe six data tools than can be used in the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle for problem solving

Module 6: Decision Making Tools

  • describe three tools for decision making in the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle

Module 7: Planning Tools

  • describe three tools for planning, planning improvements, and monitoring

Module 8:QI Storyboards: Using Storyboards to Document Impact

  • describe a storyboard as a CQI tool

Audience
The target audience for this course is anyone interested in quality improvement in public health.

Date, time, and location
This five-module course is designed as a self-study, self-paced course. It will be available online through August 2015.

Instructor
The instructor for this course is Racquel Graham, M.S., CPM

Cost
There is no cost to take this course.

Continuing Education
Application has been submitted for continuing education to the Ohio State Board of Sanitarian Registration.

Sponsored by the Center for Public Health Practice (MEP2939), 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 Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2 total Category I contact hours in health education. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 0.

The course is approved for 2 CPH CEs.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation for 2.49 contact hours. Approval is valid through September 16, 2015.

Completion requirements:
A minimum score of 73% must be received on the Final Quiz and an electronic evaluation must be submitted in order to be able to print the Certificate of Completion and receive continuing education credit.

Questions regarding continuing education credit should be directed to Meredith Cameron  at 614-292-2942 or cphp-registration@cph.osu.edu.

Registration
Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on LCMS Registration. Once the registration process is complete, you will receive a confirmation email containing additional instructions.To have your registration also appear in your TRAIN transcript, you will need to stay logged into the CPHP LCMS, click on My Training, click on view beside CQI:Tool Time scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on TRAIN Registration.

Provider
This course is provided by the Center for Public Health Practice, located in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University. The course is partially supported by the Ohio Public Health Training Center, grant number UB6HP20203, from the Health Resources and Services Administration, DHHS, Public Health Training Center Program. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HRSA.

Disclosure
There is no commercial support for this event nor do the presenter and planning committee members have any conflict of interest.  There will be no mention of off-labeled product uses.

Contact
Please direct course inquiries to:
Meredith Cameron
(614) 292 – 2942
mcameron@cph.osu.edu

Please direct registration inquiries to:
Anand Khurma
(614) 292-2303
akhurma@cph.osu.edu

Subject Area(s):
Management / Leadership
Audience(s):
Environmental Health Professionals
Epidemiologists / Surveillance Staff
Educators / Trainers
Nurses
General Public Health Staff
Public Health
Background/Role(s):
Administrative Support Staff
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: yes
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Center for Public Health Practice, The Ohio State University College of Public Health
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Anand Khurma
Phone: 614-292-2303
email: cphp-registration@cph.osu.edu
URL: http://www.cph.osu.edu/practice
Name: Meredith Cameron
Phone: 614-292-2942
email: mcameron@cph.osu.edu
URL: http://www.cph.osu.edu/practice
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