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Using Quality Improvement Tools to Uncover the Root Causes of Health System Issues. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Amanda Cornett, MPH; Donna Lindemulder, MA; Kori Flower, MD, MPH; Pat Bailey, LMSW. Type: Video Conference. Level: Introductory. Length: 78 minutes.

Annotation: This interactive skill building session introduces quality improvement tools (e.g. Fishbone, 5 Whys) that can assist states in conducting root cause analysis related to health reform within their state. The session offers state‐specific examples and provide participants an opportunity to apply the tools. The Affordable Care Act offers opportunities to improve public health and health care delivery systems, and ultimately health outcomes for MCH populations. Title V programs are in a position to help lead efforts to implement health system reforms that result in improvement. Success in leading change will require new skills and strategies aimed at collaborating with multidisciplinary partners to address the underlying system issues that negatively impact health.

The Nuts and Bolts of the PHAB Accreditation Process. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Public Health Accreditation Board. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 40 minutes.

Annotation: This module gives health department leaders, Accreditation Coordinators, and accreditation team members a beginning base of knowledge about what is involved in leading their health department through the accreditation process. While targeting Accreditation Coordinators, it gives anyone an idea of what a health department must do to prepare and begin the PHAB accreditation process.

Learning Objectives: • List the different types of information that will be required to include in the PHAB application. • Describe the accreditation process and the responsibilities of the accreditation coordinator in each of the steps. • State the three pre-requisites and the corresponding PHAB standard.

Continuing Education: 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 0.75 ANCC contact hours, 1.00 hour of participation, 1.00 hour of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit; expires 9/29/2017.

An Introduction to the PHAB Accreditation Process. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Public Health Accreditation Board. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: This online course details knowledge of the seven distinct steps and timeline of the PHAB accreditation process that begin with preparatory work, leading to an accreditation decision, then ending with reaccreditation.

Learning Objectives: • List the steps of the accreditation process • Describe the three prerequisites required at the time of application • Define the purpose of the Readiness Checklists and the Statement of Intent

Continuing Education: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 1.00 ANCC contact hours, 0.75 hours of participation, 1.00 hour of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit; expires 9/29/2017

Strengthening Connections Across the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework's Program Foundations. Year Developed: 2013. Source: National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 67 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar focuses on how to connect the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework's program foundations. These foundations include Program Leadership, Continuous Program Improvement, and Professional Development. Head Start and Early Head Start staff may learn how their programs can use these foundations to promote family engagement and child outcomes.

Quality Improvement Principles and Getting Started. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 84 minutes.

Annotation: This webcast presents an overview of core Quality Improvement principles as applied to improving the quality of perinatal and maternal care. It includes a discussion of the Model for Improvement, topic selection, and identifying measurable changes that can be tested. The webcast concludes with participant questions about how collaboratives in the presenters' states have applied these principles to their projects.

Special Instructions: Scroll down the page and click on the webinar to listen to it.

Perinatal Quality Collaboratives 101. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Presenter(s): Marilyn A. Kacica, MD, MPH; Barbara Rose, MPH, RN . Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: n.a..

Annotation: This webcast presents an overview of Quality Improvement in perinatal and maternal care. It includes information about the purpose, basic structure, and past successes of collaboratives. The webcast concludes with participant questions about how state-based collaborative efforts have led to quality improvements in the presenters' states and how these PQCs function.

Understanding the PHAB Standards and Measures and Documentation Requirements. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Public Health Accreditation Board. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 20 minutes.

Annotation: This module gives health department leaders, governance, Accreditation Coordinators, and accreditation teams a beginning base of knowledge about how the Standards and Measures are structured and an idea about the documentation required to meet the standards and measures. As health departments prepare to apply for PHAB accreditation, the standards and measures are the framework for evaluating the health department’s processes, services, and outcomes, and their progress toward goals and objectives.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the purpose, content and structure of the PHAB standards and measures. • List the PHAB domains. • Use the PHAB Guide to Standards and Measures.

Continuing Education: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 0.75 ANCC contact hours, 0.75 hours of participation, 1.00 hour of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit

Evaluating a Public Health Program. Year Developed: 2011. Source: New York - New Jersey Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: This online course is the last in a series of trainings dealing with the development and evaluation of public health programs. This training serves as a comprehensive tutorial on the Evaluation of a Public Health Program. The process of Program Evaluation continues the use of pertussis reduction in Lakeshore County as an example program and utilizes the logic model developed in the "Introduction to Logic Models" training. The primary focus of the course is to explore the six steps and the four standard groups in the Center for Disease Control's Framework for Program Evaluation. This framework represents all of the activities prescribed by the CDC in Program Evaluation, along with sensible guidance under the standards to aid in good decision-making.

Learning Objectives: • List six steps in the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation. • Apply the four standards in the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation. • Identify stakeholders roles and responsibilities. • Compose evaluation questions to focus the evaluation. • Recognize process and outcome indicators. • Compare and contrast methods for gathering evidence. • Recognize sources used in identifying program standards. • Discuss strategies to disseminate findings and share lessons learned.

Special Instructions: Registration required to access this course.

Continuing Education: 1 CHES; 1 CME; 1 CNE Contact Hours

Quality Improvement Quick Guide Tutorial. Year Developed: 2010. Source: Public Health Foundation. Presenter(s): Public Health Foundation . Type: Online Course Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: The problem solving steps of Plan, Do, Check and Act (PFCA) are the focus of this tutorial. An STI case example is used to explore and frame this model in detail. Quality Improvement in Public Health is defined as well. Optional audio-only, slides-only or video are available to complete the tutorial via the learner’s preference. A knowledge assessment is available for personal evaluation.

Learning Objectives: • Identify quality improvement (QI) tools in the Public Health Foundation’s online resource centers. • List the main problem solving steps of Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA).

Maximizing your Program’s Potential with Continuous Quality Improvement (Capacity Building Webinar 3). Year Developed: 2010. Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials, CityMatCH. Presenter(s): Grace Gorenflo. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: 80 minutes.

Annotation: In this webinar, part of the Emerging Issues in Maternal and Child Health Series, the presenter summarizes the purposes and benefits of continuous quality improvement (CQI). She begins by explaining the process of conducting CQI, and then reviews the PDCA framework, using an example of a home visitation program. She concludes the presentation with a discussion of the differences between CQI and program evaluation. Reference materials are available through links provided in the presentation.

Learning Objectives: • Define CQI. • Describe the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) process. • Understand the difference between quality improvement and evaluation. • Identify 1 - 2 examples of how to apply CQI to a home visitation program.

Continuing Education: CME for non-physicians may receive a certificate of participation; CME for physicians, CNE, and CECH CEUS of 1.5 hours are available; .15 IACET CEUs are available.

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