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NGO staff or cooperating agency staff who want to implement an improvement project to strengthen the quality of health care or related services. No prior experience with quality improvement is required. Those with prio [clear filter]
Monday, June 14
 

8:30am EDT

W4, Part I: Let Us Walk you Through Designing your Health Care Improvement Project!
Limited Capacity seats available

The workshop is aimed at enabling participants to design their own improvement project applying the principles of modern health care improvement to the participant's area of choice.The workshop will provide an overview to the principles and methods of health care improvement. It aims at developing participants' knowledge and skills in the principles and methods of modern health care improvement, including aim-setting, indicator development, process analysis, and developing tests of change using plan-do-study-act cycles for implementing improvement interventions. It will contain a series of short plenary presentations and small group exercises, as well as plenary discussions, Q&A, and reflection. Examples of improvements achieved in different areas of care in developing country settings will be given throughout the workshop.This workshop will allow participants to design their own QI project with hands-on guidance from HCI field and headquarters staff. The main steps in designing an improvement project will be discussed, followed by small group work assisted by HCI facilitators to allow participants to apply the principles to design an improvement project based on a real priority for improvement they have identified. The example used in the workshop will be based on the Framework for Improving Care for Patients on Antiretroviral Theapy. However, participants will be able to chose an example of their own to design their improvement project during the day.

Monday June 14, 2010 8:30am - 11:30am EDT
Blue Room

1:00pm EDT

W4, Part II: Let Us Walk you Through Designing your Health Care Improvement Project!
Limited Capacity seats available

The workshop is aimed at enabling participants to design their own improvement project applying the principles of modern health care improvement to the participant's area of choice.The workshop will provide an overview to the principles and methods of health care improvement. It aims at developing participants' knowledge and skills in the principles and methods of modern health care improvement, including aim-setting, indicator development, process analysis, and developing tests of change using plan-do-study-act cycles for implementing improvement interventions. It will contain a series of short plenary presentations and small group exercises, as well as plenary discussions, Q&A, and reflection. Examples of improvements achieved in different areas of care in developing country settings will be given throughout the workshop.This workshop will allow participants to design their own QI project with hands-on guidance from HCI field and headquarters staff. The main steps in designing an improvement project will be discussed, followed by small group work assisted by HCI facilitators to allow participants to apply the principles to design an improvement project based on a real priority for improvement they have identified. The example used in the workshop will be based on the Framework for Improving Care for Patients on Antiretroviral Theapy. However, participants will be able to chose an example of their own to design their improvement project during the day.

Monday June 14, 2010 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Blue Room