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 introduces the most commonly used tools for continuous improvement and is designed to accompany the CQI for Public Health: The Fundamentals course.  While the course has been developed for public health agencies and their community partners, the principles, processes and tools have been used in all kinds of organizations and can be used anywhere – event at home! The course consists of five modules that include activities and opportunities to apply the learning to the participant’s own work. 

Upon completion of the is course the learner will be able to identify appropriate tools that can be used during the plan-do-study-act cycle.  Learning objectives include:

  • 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
  • describe six data tools than can be used in the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle for problem solving
  • describe three tools for decision making in the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle
  • describe three tools for planning improvements, and monitoring
  • describe a storyboard as a CQI tool

This course addresses the following Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:  2.A.11. It also addresses and supports PHAB Standard 9.2 (v1.5).

Note: This course will not launch from this site. You must click on Step 2 of the registration process. You will then be taken to https://cphplearn.org where the content is housed.

The course will be available through 12/15/17.

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

 

Cost

This course is currently offered at no cost.

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

 

Continuing Education
Application has been submitted for continuing education credit 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 (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2 total category I contact hours in health education. Maximum advance level contact hours available are 0.

This course is approved for 2 CPH CEs by the National Board of Public Health Examiners

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 3.0 hours.

Approval valid through 12/15/17. Assigned ONA # 18603.

Contact practice@cph.osu.edu or 614-292-2291 for more information about continuing education.

Completion requirements: Completion of all course modules, a minimum score of 73% on the final quiz, and completion of a course evaluation are required to receive continuing education credit and/or a certificate of completion.

Provider
This course is provided by the Center for Public Health Practice, located in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University. Development of the course was 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
The presenter and planning committee members have no conflict of interest. 


Inquiries
Please direct all course inquiries to practice@cph.osu.edu or (614) 292-2291.
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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Really great description of various QI tools and effective public health examples. Highly recommended.
 
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