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This handbook was developed for the Geriatrics Principles for Specialists (GPS) Program of Wake Forest School of Medicine. In order to facilitate improvements in clinical care of older adult patients, it provides an overview of key steps for the development, implementation, and evaluation of quality improvement (QI) projects by graduate medical learners (i.e., residents and fellows) and faculty members. For each given step, the handbook reviews the associated purpose, content, and deliverables, and provides links or citations to additional learning resources. The handbook is available in both PDF and ePub versions.
The educational objectives of the handbook are to inform learners about:
The model for improvement framework for selecting an improvement target to develop into an actionable project.
The audit and feedback and technique for obtaining data and jump starting system change.
Process mapping the steps to a given outcome.
Assembling a care team to review the project plan.
Planning a test of change using the concept of the PDSA cycle.
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To download the eBook version of the Wake GPS Quality Improvement Handbook, please go to the Wake Geriatrics website.
Wake GPS Quality Improvement Project Handbook. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2014 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/229