Use the QI Toolkit to...
Learn about QI and the FOCUS-PDSA model
Review this overview of QI and each step of the FOCUS-PDSA model as a valuable approach to regularly assessing and improving the care you provide to your patients.
Assess your knowledge of QI
Step 1: Take the QI Knowledge Quiz to assess your knowledge of QI and the FOCUS-PDSA model.
Step 2: Review the detailed answers and enhance your current QI knowledge.
QI Knowledge Assessment Answer Key
Review QI with your team
Customize and share with your team this slide presentation on the FOCUS-PDSA model to get everyone on the same page.
“Quality Improvement in Action” Slide Presentation
Conduct a QI project using the FOCUS-PDSA model
Complete each step of the FOCUS-PDSA model for your QI project using the following worksheets:
- Find a problem to improve
- Organize a team
- Clarify the problem
- Understand the problem
- Select an intervention
- Plan how to implement
- Do – Implement the plan
- Study the results
- Act – Continue or change
Enhance your efforts using the QI Toolbox
Use this Toolbox of common QI methods to support your QI project.
- Intro to the QI Toolbox
- Stakeholder Analysis
- Dot Matrix
- Prioritization Matrix
- Flow Charting
- Root Cause Analysis
Present and Share Your Project Results
Use these tools to translate your QI project into effective conference abstracts and posters that convey your work, successes, and lessons learned.