Johns Hopkins University
Designing for Sustainment: Keeping Improvement Work on Track (Patient Safety IV)
Johns Hopkins University

Designing for Sustainment: Keeping Improvement Work on Track (Patient Safety IV)

This course is part of Patient Safety Specialization

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4.6

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7 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Recognize the importance of planning for project sustainment.

  • Use the pre-mortem exercise to identify risks of project failure.

  • Design a change management plan that addresses technical and adaptive challenges.

  • Describe the 4E’s + 2 Model and its use to engage stakeholders.

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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7 hours (approximately)
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, learners will develop an understanding of what project sustainment is and why it is important, the potential risks to project sustainment, the importance of planning for sustainment from project inception, types of measures used in quality improvement projects and the attributes of each, how strategies for improvement were developed in two successful large-scale quality improvement initiatives. Learners will become familiar with the issues impacting sustainment and how they may be successfully addressed across the life span of a quality improvement project.

What's included

6 videos

In this module, learners will develop an understanding of what the Pre-Mortem exercise is and how it can be used to: improve project planning, surface threats to project success and sustainment, develop interventions to mitigate risk of project failure, create an action plan to maximize the application of Pre-Mortem results, and maintain awareness of threats to project success across the project lifespan. Learners will also develop familiarity with facilitation best-practices. The Pre-Mortem Exercise can be a powerful tool to identify and mitigate risks for project failure.

What's included

5 videos1 quiz

In this module, learners will develop an understanding of: what is meant by change management, reasons for change initiative failure, change as a process, frameworks and processes for change, the differences between technical and adaptive work and the role of each in a change effort, leadership skills necessary for addressing adaptive change, identifying and engaging change effort stakeholders, managing conflict, developing a communication strategy for a change effort, applying a systems approach to change efforts.

What's included

8 videos1 quiz

In this module, learners will develop an understanding of: the role of engagement in sustainability and spread, addressing barriers to engagement, potential areas of failure in sustaining change effort gains, the 2 E's of embedding and enduring and their role in sustainment, frameworks for sustaining change efforts, a real-world example of successful sustainment of a quality improvement initiative.

What's included

10 videos1 quiz1 peer review

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5.0 (7 ratings)
Lisa H. Lubomski, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
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