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Teaching Quality Essentials: The Effectiveness of a Team-Based Quality Improvement Curriculum in a Tertiary Health Care Institution.
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PMID:  23042914     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A unique quality improvement (QI) curriculum was implemented within the Division of General Internal Medicine to improve QI knowledge through multidisciplinary, team-based education, which also met the QI requirement for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and the Mayo Quality Fellows program. Participants completed up to 4 QI learning modules, including pretest and posttest assessments. A participant who successfully completed all 4 modules received certification as a Silver Quality Fellow and credit toward the quality requirement for ABIM MOC. Of 62 individuals invited to participate, 33 (53%) completed all 4 modules and corresponding pretests and posttests. Participants substantially improved knowledge in all 4 quality modules. Study group participants' pretest scores averaged 71.0%, and their posttest scores averaged 92.7%. Posttest scores of reference group participants compared favorably, averaging 89.2%. Initial assessments showed substantial knowledge improvements and successful implementation of staff-developed QI projects.
Authors:
Andrew J Majka; Katlyn E Cook; Stacia L Lynch; Vesna D Garovic; Amit K Ghosh; Colin P West; Wayne L Feyereisn; John J Paat; Brandon J Williams; Curt W Hale; Catherine T Botz; Ashley E Phul; Paul S Mueller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1555-824X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Med Qual     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9300756     Medline TA:  Am J Med Qual     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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