PS 204: Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers, or bed sores, continue to be a significant problem in health care today. They cause unnecessary harm to patients, increase length of stay, and cost organizations millions of dollars every year. Most of them are also preventable. In the four lessons of this course, we’ll quickly explain the basics of pressure ulcers, and then spend the bulk of our time talking about how to prevent them and treat them. We’ll highlight exemplary organizations, share the latest researc...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PS 202: Building a Culture of Safety

As long as human beings provide health care, mistakes and errors will occur. However, organizations can reduce the likelihood of such mistakes and errors and limit their impact by fostering a culture of safety. This is an environment that encourages people to speak up about safety concerns, makes it safe to talk about mistakes and errors, and encourages learning from these events. This course focuses on how organizations can create and foster a culture of safety. After completing this cour...
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PS 201: Root Cause and Systems Analysis

This course introduces students to a systematic response to error called root cause analysis (RCA). The goal of RCA is to learn from adverse events and prevent them from happening in the future. The three lessons in this course explain RCA in detail, using case studies and examples from both industry and health care. By the end, you’ll learn a step-by-step approach to completing an RCA after an error – and improving the process that led to the error.Note: Because RCAs are usually conducted...
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PS 105: Communicating with Patients after Adverse Events

In this course, we're going to describe and advocate a patient-centered approach to use when things go wrong. This approach to adverse events and medical error centers on the needs of the patient, but it is also the best way to address the needs of a caregiver in the wake of an adverse event. Finally, it will introduce a systematic response to error called root cause analysis (RCA), the goal of which is to learn from adverse events and prevent them from happening in the future. After compl...
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QI 301: Guide to the IHI Open School Quality Improvement Practicum

This course is designed to walk you through the process of conducting a quality improvement project. It will call on your knowledge and learning from many other IHI Open School courses, and help you apply quality improvement skills in a real-world setting. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1.Use the Model for Improvement to plan and carry out a quality improvement project in your local health care setting. 2.Develop a charter to guide you through a clinical quality impro...
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QI 201: Planning for Spread: From Local Improvements to System-Wide Change

Previous courses in the Quality Improvement catalog focused on testing and implementing a change in one location. This advanced course is about the next logical step: spreading the change. You’ll learn about the theory of how change spreads, according to the foundational work of psychologist Kurt Lewin and sociologist Everett Rogers. The you'll learn how to help a new idea spread across a population, both by motivating the people within the population to adopt the change and by developing ne...
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BoardVitals Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Board Review Question Bank

Pass the Pulmonary and Critical Care certification examinations with the BoardVitals Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Board Review Question Bank. Targeted to the ABIM Pulmonary Disease Certification Exam as well as the ABIM/ABEM Critical Care Medicine Certification Exam, this board review question bank will help you pass your boards. BoardVitals Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Board Review Question Bank features: • 700 Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine p...
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The Compound Light Microscope (CE)

The microscope is a common tool used daily by thousands of workers in many different fields of study. It is a routine instrument in many laboratories and a fundamental tool in medicine, zoology, botany, microbiology, entomology and numerous other areas.This course is intended for those who use a microscope in a medical laboratory, or for any microscopist in a biology laboratory, a microanatomy or microbiology course. In each of these situations, the microscope is a "tool" … a tool which, whe...
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BoardVitals Pain Medicine Board Review Question Bank

Topics covered by Board Vitals Pain Medicine Board Review Question Bank include Assessment of Pain, Psychology of Pain, Pharmacological Treatment of Pain, Diagnostic Testing, Types of Pain, Behavioral Aspects of Pain, Pain Compensation and Pain Disability. Board Vitals Pain Medicine Board Review Question Bank offers 700 Pain Medicine Certification Review / Board Review questions.  Each question includes an answer, detailed explanation, and learning tips. Questions are based on the American ...
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Practical Reviews in Pathology

Practical Reviews in Pathology  keeps you informed of the most important research and clinical findings published in Pathology each month.  Receive up to 22 anatomical and clinical pathology articles articles summarized and reviewed per issue, including 10-12 in convenient audio format; downloadable PDF of written reviews with Take-Home Pearls that reinforce the audio material and give you a valuable reference for instant recall by subject; and self-assessment online quizzes to highlight ke...
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Practical Reviews in Otolaryngology

Practical Reviews in Otolaryngology keeps you informed of the most important research and clinical findings published in Otolaryngology each month. Each issue contains: downloadable audio of 10-12 articles summarized and reviewed in each issue; downloadable PDF of written reviews with Take-Home Pearls that reinforce the audio material and give you a valuable reference for instant recall by subject; and self-assessment online quizzes to highlight key points and reinforce what you've learned.
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Board Vitals USMLE Step 3 Board Review Questions

Board Vitals USMLE Step 3 Board Review Questions: • 1200 USMLE Step 3 board review questions • Individualized learning • Ability to flag questions for further review • Question are structured by category • Timed and review modes available • Detailed explanations associated with each question
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Board Vitals USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions and Practice Tests

Board Vitals USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions and Practice Tests • Over 1000 USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions • 100% Pass Guarantee! • Higher Pass Rate Than The National Average • Individualized Learning Based on Performance
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Board Vitals Radiology Certifying Exam Questions and Practice Tests

Board Vitals Radiology Certifying Exam Questions and Practice Tests • Over 1500 questions to review for the new ABR Certifying Exam skills portion of the exam • Questions covering the Essentials of Diagnostic Radiology portion of the Certifying exam • Content that covers the clinical practice areas of the exam: general radiology, breast, cardiac, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, neuroradiology, nuclear, pediatric, thoracic, ultrasound, genitourinary, vascular and interventional ra...
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Board Vitals Psychiatry Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

The Board Vitals Psychiatry Board Review Question Bank and Study Program contains over 1600 psychiatry review questions with expansive explanations to prepare for the ABPN psychiatry board exam and the PRITE (in-service exam).  You will find detailed, up-to-date explanations with each answer, with references and links to applicable sources.
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Board Vitals OBGYN Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

The Board Vitals OBGYN Board Review Question Bank and Study Program offers over 1000 questions targeted to the ABOG Board Certification and MOC (Maintenance of Certification).  The BoardVitals OBGYN Board Review Question Bank and Study Program is offered in association with Wiley Publishers. Detailed explanations are offered with each OB question and each GYN question.
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Board Vitals Neurology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

The Board Vitals Neurology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program is targeted to the ABPN Neurology Board Exam and the RITE (In-Service Exam).  The question bank is offered on computers, laptops, tablets and mobile devices. The course is one of the most comprehensive Neurology study resources - with over 1500 Questions targeted to Board Level difficulty. The BoardVitals Neurology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program covers course materials from Basic Neuroscience to Congenital...
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Board Vitals Internal Medicine Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

The Board Vitals Internal Medicine Board Review Question Bank and Study Program covers topics from Allergy and Immunology to Pulmonary topics - all of the subjects covered on the Internal Medicine Board Exam.  The bank offers over 1200 questions targeted to the ABIM and ABOIM exams.  The Internal Medicine review is highly interactive, offers high yield questions, and offers related images in a manner similar to the board exams.
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Board Vitals ENT Board Review, Otolaryngology Board Review and Question Banks

Board Vitals ENT Board Review, Otolaryngology Board Review and Question Banks is targeted to the ABO Otolaryngology Board exam, the OTE (in-training exam), and AOBOO exam. BoardVitals ENT Board Review, Otolaryngology Board Review and Question Banks features Over 850 Board Exam type questions ranging from otology and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery to pediatric otolaryngology and head & neck oncology.
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Board Vitals Cardiology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

The BoardVitals Cardiology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program provides over 800 questions specifically targeted to the Cardiovascular Disease Board Exam and Cardiology MOC. The course is one of the only Cardiology resources to focus on a question bank related to Board Level content.  The BoardVitals Cardiology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program covers topics from ACS to Physiology, and many more.
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Board Vitals Radiology ABR MOC Recertification Question Bank & Board Preparation

The Board Vitals Radiology ABR MOC Recertification Question Bank & Board Preparation has over 1400 ABR Radiology MOC targeted review questions (the majority with images relevant to the exam) to study from.  The Board Vitals qBank offers questions on the clinical content categories as well as the non-interpretive skills found on the Radiology MOC. Board Vitals Radiology ABR MOC Recertification Features: • Every question, answer, and explanation is categorized • Over 1200 images for the...
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Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank and Review

Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank and Review contains over 1500 ABFM and AOBFP Family Medicine MOC targeted review questions. The Board Vitals FM qbank offers questions that are directly relevant to the exam: multiple choice questions (mostly focused around patient scenarios) with a single best answer. Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank Features: • Take the exam in review mode or timed mode to simulate real FM exam conditions • ...
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Board Vitals Emergency Medicine MOC Recertification Question Bank and Review

Board Vitals Emergency Medicine MOC Recertification Question Bank and Review features: • Timed exams to simulate real EM exam conditions (or view the Emergency Medicine content in review mode) • Over 1000 Emergency Medicine MOC targeted review questions. • The Board Vitals EM qbank offers questions that are directly relevant to the Emergency Medicine exam: multiple choice questions with a single best answer. • Topics are mapped to the ConCert examination blueprint. Each question is...
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Practical Reviews in Cancer Management

Practical Reviews in Cancer Management keeps you informed of the most important research and clinical findings published in Cancer Management each month. Each issue contains: downloadable audio of 12-15 articles summarized and reviewed in each issue; downloadable PDF of written reviews with Take-Home Pearls that reinforce the audio material and give you a valuable reference for instant recall by subject; and self-assessment online quizzes to highlight key points and reinforce what you've learn...
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Achieve Success with PQRS: Mastering the Measures, 2015

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the first step toward pay-for-performance, is part of a broad initiative from the federal government and private insurance companies aimed at advancing health care quality and value over volume. PQRS encourages clinicians to attend to issues such as safety, healthy lifestyles, and improvement of care coordination. Policy experts predict that PQRS will not be limited to Medicare but will be required by most third party payers in the near future. Th...
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MyCred Presentation Portfolios for Healthcare Professionals

MyCred Portfolios are electronic credential and achievement presentation portfolios designed to store and present an individual’s educational, professional, and experiential accomplishments. MyCred Portfolios serve to educate, influence, and inspire an individual’s viewing audience leading to stronger professional relationships and positive outcomes. MyCred Portfolios offer the flexibility, scalability, and portability to support an individual throughout their continuum of education ...
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