Quality Improvement in Action

CPD Credits20

Learn how to complete a quality improvement project in the workplace

Quality Improvement in healthcare is a science that uses sophisticated tools and techniques to systematically introduce and embed changes to healthcare delivery. A lot of the time, these changes are focused on improving a specific local service, such as reducing the average turnaround time in a hospital's Emergency Department.

This practical four-month course will equip you with foundational knowledge of quality improvement methodology.

You will see how quality improvement theory and methodology can lead to tangible, measurable outcomes such as quicker access to care, fewer adverse events, cost savings, reduced length of stay and more prudent use of resources.

What you will learn

You will learn how to

  • Identify areas for improvement in your local setting
  • Use tried and tested quality improvement tools and techniques
  • Implement a quality improvement project in your local setting

What to expect

The course consists of two full days, one online session and two half-day sessions.

During the course you will be required to carry out a quality improvement project in the workplace.

Dates for the next intake

October 2019 - February 2020

  • 16 October 2019, 9am – 5pm
  • 13 November 2019 - Online session (WebEx)
  • 4 December 2019, 9am – 5pm
  • 15 January 2020, 1pm – 5pm
  • 19 February 2020, 1pm – 5pm

January - May 2020

  • 8 January 2020, 9am – 5pm
  • 19 February 2020 - Online session (WebEx)
  • 11 March 2020, 9am – 5pm
  • 8 April 2020, 1pm - 5pm
  • 27 May 2020, 1pm – 5pm

Got questions?

If you would like to speak to a member of staff about this course please do not hesitate to contact us at 01 863 9700 or courses@rcpi.ie