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What you will learn

  • Describe approaches for selecting and scoping a patient safety or quality improvement project.

  • Compare and contrast QI/PI approaches: A3 Thinking, Design Thinking, and Translating Research into Practice (TRiP).

  • Create a project charter or A3 using SMART goals.

  • Explain the usage of several root cause identification tools in the course of running a project.

Skills you will gain

Project ManagementDesign ThinkingQuality Improvement
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Approx. 6 hours to complete
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Johns Hopkins University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Project Selection Strategy and Tools You Can Use

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 67 min)
7 videos
The Work Must Matter8m
Scope11m
So, What Is Your Problem?10m
Key Metric8m
Goal Setting9m
Final Validation10m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

A3 Thinking

1 hour to complete
9 videos (Total 57 min)
9 videos
Building Your A35m
Purpose and Methodology of Identifying Waste8m
Structured Brainstorming8m
Fault Tree Analysis5m
Process Mapping5m
Value Stream Mapping (VSM)7m
Improving Physical Flow In Processes6m
Use of Cascading A3 for Systemwide Improvement3m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Translating Research Into Practice

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 56 min)
7 videos
Summarizing the Evidence9m
Identifying Local Barriers6m
The Four E's6m
Lessons Learned11m
Getting the Science Right4m
CUSP As Adaptive Work11m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Design Thinking

1 hour to complete
10 videos (Total 50 min)
10 videos
Learn Phase: Gaining Insight2m
Advantages of Learn and Application6m
Theory and Application of Define3m
Ideate Phase3m
Application of Brainstorming5m
Prototyping Phase3m
Test Phase6m
Iteration Phase1m
Design Thinking Wrap Up3m

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