This course will introduce the Plan-Do-Study-Act Quality Improvement Model, and how this can be used to implement effective change in clinical practice. Specific tools and real-life clinical examples will be provided.
Course created on April 7, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the four steps in a Plan-Do-Study-Act Model.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the components of a SMART aim and how this is critical to the QI process is to clinical audiology.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and define quality measurement tools that can be used in a hearing clinic.
|5-10 Minutes||Why use P-D-S-A?|
|10-20 Minutes||Plan: Aim Statements|
|20-30 Minutes||Outcome Measures|
|30-40 Minutes||AE Example|
|40-50 Minutes||Do: Data Capture|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Julie K. Purdy is the Manager of Audiology at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, California. She completed her Master’s Degree in Audiology in 1985 at Brigham Young University, located in Provo, Utah and her Doctoral Degree in Audiology from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, in 1990. She specialized in multi-cultural and aging populations. Prior to joining Rady Children's Hospital she was the Director of Education for Starkey Hearing Technologies for the Canadian office where she provided technical and educational support.
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Australian College of Audiology
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
0.1 ASHA CEUs
British Academy of Audiology
This course has been accredited with 1 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 1 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
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