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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Foundational Concepts for Evaluating Quality

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 38 min)
10 videos
Introduction to Module 11m
Key Developments in the Measurement and Evaluation of Quality of Care4m
Defining and Conceptualizing Quality of Care5m
Framework for Measuring Quality of Care4m
Data Sources for Measuring Quality of Care - Technical2m
Data Sources for Measuring Quality of Care - Interpersonal4m
Selection Criteria for Quality of Care Measures4m
Reliability and Validity4m
Process vs. Outcome Measures4m
2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge30m
Week 1 Quiz (Graded)30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Scientific Issues and Challenges for Comparing Quality of Care Among Providers

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 30 min)
7 videos
Goals for Comparing Providers' Quality of Care3m
Key Challenges to Comparing Providers' Quality of Care4m
Measurement Error3m
Risk Adjustment6m
Basic Procedures for Statistical Models5m
Small Patient Samples5m
2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge30m
Week 2 Quiz (Graded)30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Resources and Tools for Evaluating Quality

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 24 min)
6 videos
Purpose of Consumer Report Cards4m
Examples of Consumer Report Cards (Websites)4m
Design Issues4m
Pay-for-Performance6m
Unintended Consequences of Performance Measurement3m
1 practice exercise
Check Your Knowledge30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Future Directions in Evaluating Quality of Care

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 17 min)
4 videos
Composite Measures7m
Influence of Patient Socio-Economic Characteristics4m
Concerns about the Widespread Use of Quality of Care Measures3m
1 practice exercise
Check Your Knowledge20m

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