What is a PDSA cycle? How do we do a Root Cause Analysis? How does our Guiding Team and PIP team make all of this practical? Missouri’s nursing homes aren’t waiting to hear the final regulation to start learning about QAPI and using proven quality improvement techniques to improve business and care outcomes. During this session, participants will have the opportunity to practice quality improvement techniques, learn strategies to make QAPI practical, and discuss required components of your QAPI plan.
1. Practice the PDSA cycle, Root Cause Analysis, Steering/Guiding team and PIP team activities.
2. Apply Rapid Cycle Improvement to quality improvement efforts to increase effectiveness and efficiency of spreading change.
3. Discuss and critique sample QAPI Plan excerpts from the CMS pilot homes.
NHA: Approved for 5.0 A clock hours through the Missouri Health Care Association TA-002-914.
CEs may be purchased for $ 40.00 through MHCA with a check or credit card at the session.