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Class of 2023
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Session Title:
Quality Improvement
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 3
Lecture = 3
Teaching and Learning Methods
Lecture 3 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
7408 Compare and contrast Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance
7409 Describe systems thinking as it applies to health care organizations
7410 Define the 6 domains of health care quality: effectiveness, safety, efficiency, timeliness, patient-centeredness, and equity
7411 Define standardization of practice and give examples of checklists and clinical practice guidelines
7412 Describe use of the PDCA (Plan – Do – Check – Analyze) cycle
7413 Discuss the roles of teamwork and leadership in high quality health care organizations

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
7042 Discuss the role of the physician as a leader and health care manager in the health care system
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
ld-2 ld-3 pr-1 pr-2 pr-3 pr-4
Linked Program Competencies To Course Goal(s)
ld-2 Leader
Apply evidence and management processes to effectively allocate health care resources.
ld-3 Leader
Describe the roles and responsibilities of physicians and governing bodies in the development and support of the health care system.
pr-1 Professional
Demonstrate accountability to patients by applying best practices and adhering to high ethical standards.
pr-2 Professional
Demonstrate altruism and accountability to society by recognizing and responding to societal expectations in health care.
pr-3 Professional
Demonstrate integrity and accountability to the profession by adhering to standards and participating in physician-led regulation.
pr-4 Professional
Demonstrate a commitment to physician health and well-being to foster optimal patient care.

Linked MCC Medical Expert Objectives