This foundational-level QI training is comprised of a series of online, self-paced learning resources provided by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The knowledge and skills gained through the training series are especially beneficial to learners who are interested in furthering their QI training by taking the QI Jump Start (intermediate-level) and Leading Healthcare Improvement (advanced-level) courses offered through the I-QIPS.
The overall educational goal of the this training (series of self-paced learning resources) is to provide beginner-level learners with knowledge and skills in the science of improvement and patient safety for the purpose of preparing and enabling them, regardless of their roles, to actively participate in quality improvement initiatives at the department level within their institutions.
By the end of the training, the learner should be able to:
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School provides a number of online courses and resources designed to build core skills in improvement, patient safety, and leadership. BCM learners are eligible to obtain free access to the Open School course materials and other improvement tools and programs/training provided by the IHI.
Access Instructions: Use the below button to view IHI login instructions for BCM learners. When prompted, USE YOUR BCM CREDENTIALS to proceed to the instructions page.
You must have an IHI Open School subscription to access the online courses and resources, and due to changes with the IHI, only students who can demonstrate active enrollment in a degree-seeking program or residency program are eligible to register for a free Open School subscription. To do so, select the "IHI Login Instructions" button below to get started.
All others must register for a paid Open School subscription in order to access the courses. Visit the IHI Open School subscription page to learn more.
Note: If you previously accessed the IHI Open School materials using a BCM passcode, please note that the passcode has expired and is no longer effective.
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All QI beginner-level learners are strongly encouraged to obtain the Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety, offered by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). The required courses for the certification are designed to help learners gain a foundational understanding of quality improvement and patient safety principles and tools.
To earn the IHI Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety, learners must complete 13 required courses, as follows: QI 101-105, PS 101-105, TA 101, and L 101. Each course may be accessed below.
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Person- and Family-Centered Care
In addition to obtaining the Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety described above, all QI beginner-level learners are encouraged to review the select videos listed below.
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