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The ability to develop, test and implement change is essential for any individual, group or organization that wants to improve.  One way to implement change is to utilize the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle.  The PDSA cycle is part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Model for Improvement.  This simple yet powerful tool helps accelerate quality improvement.  The PDSA cycle is easy to follow and adaptable to any organization.

Recognizing that February is national heart month, the presenter will include examples of cardiac health and the components of the Million Hearts® initiative during the presentation.

Join us as we learn how to utilize the PDSA cycle and how to apply these steps in your health care organization..

 

Presenter:

Audrey Paulman, MD, MMM

Principal Clinical Coordinator

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network/CIMRO of Nebraska

 

Target Audience:

  • All healthcare professionals interested in quality improvement are invited and encouraged to attend

 

Objectives:

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

  1. Define the PDSA cycle
  2. Apply the PDSA cycle for quality improvement in your organization
  3. Discuss key components of the Million Hearts® Initiative

 

Continuing Education (CE):

This event has been approved for 1.0 hour of Continuing Education Credit through the North Dakota Board of Nursing

 

 

Questions:

Contact Jennifer Geisert RN, BSN, Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, at jennifer.geisert@area-a.hcqis.org  or 402-476-1399 ext. 539.