Interested in using a SMART aim for Quality Improvement (QI) research?
In this course you will learn how to use the Model for Improvement to create a SMART aim for a Quality Improvement (QI) project. Additionally, you will learn how to ensure your aim addresses all six quality dimensions from the Institute of Medicine. While pursuing a QI project, it is essential you involve a diverse team who share a variety of perspectives. Several QI tools can be used to continuously refine your aim statement and assist in scoping your project, such as: A cause-and-effect diagram, a key driver diagram, a process flow map, or a histogram.
After completing the course, you will be able to:
- State the Characteristics of Clear Aims Statements
- Understand the Critical Role of Building Shared Knowledge about the Problem/Process to be Addressed
- Know and Apply a Cause and Effect Diagram to a Problem/Process