Wolff - Quality Education Series Session 5 (QES) 1.10.24
- Summarize quality improvement concepts
- Understand the Quality Review Submission process
- Understand a PICOT framework to formulate a specific clinical question
- Understand project basics and the phases of project management
- Identify and apply project management tools to make chosen project more successful
- Identify various methods of assessing the current state
- Implement a current state assessment
Sustaining Change, Telling Your Story and How to Publish your Quality Improvement Project
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Paul Phrampus, MD, CPE, FSSH, Medical Director, Wolff Center at UPMC, Medical Director, Patient Safety, UPMC Health System Director, Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER) Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology University of Pittsburgh and UPMC
Eric Cofield, MBA, Project Manager, Quality Analytics, Wolff Center
Maddie Chrisman, PT, DPT, Improvement Specialist
Amy Lukanski, DNP, RN, CPN, Quality Manager, System Implementation & Sustainability, Wolff Center
Rachel Troyan, MPA, PMP
Stephanie Knoch, MS Ed, Improvement Specialist, Wolff Center at UPMC
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- 2.75 Attendance