Jan 12, 2016. Quality improvement (QI) methods have been introduced to healthcare to support the delivery of care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and cost effective. Of the many QI tools and methods, the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle is one of the few that focuses on the crux of change,. Provides tools and processes to assess and accelerate efforts for testing, implementation and spread of QI practices. 3.6 Implementing rapid cycle improvements: What are Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles? The Health Quality Ontario (HQO) has developed this guide to give healthcare teams and organizations.
Format Web-based This course will guide you in the effective use of the plan-do-study-act (PDSA) problem-solving model. Learn the steps and actions needed to carry out change in your organization. The Yuppie Handbook 1984 Book here. Valuable quality improvement tools are introduced as you move through the model. You will also review a practical, real-life scenario that leverages the PDSA model. Knowledge check activities throughout the course will let you apply what you’ve learned. This easy-to-follow course, with engaging narration and animation, guides you step by step through the plan-do-study-act, or PDSA (also known as Plan-Do-Check-Act, PDCA), model—a four-step problem-solving model used to improve a process or carry out change.Learn about the specific sub-steps and actions comprising each major step of the PDSA model, as well as the valuable quality improvement tools you can use to successfully complete each step. Review a practical, real-life scenario that leverages the PDSA model and the most appropriate quality tools to improve the process in question.Interactive knowledge checks in this course let you apply what you’ve learned.
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