Introduction to Measurement for Improvement – Virtual Training

23 June 2021, 2:30pm to 3:30pm



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The Clinical Excellence Commission Quality Improvement Academy website provides a range of quality tools and resources to support NSW Health staff to improve the quality of care for our patients. The tools and resources include graphs, charts, diagrams and mapping tools designed to help you plot the data around your intended quality improvement initiative.

By using these tools and resources throughout your Quality Improvement initiative, you and your team can gain a better understanding of the underlying problems that are causing the issue, gain insight as to how best to go about the improvement and develop an effective strategy to complete your project.

This one hour webinar will introduce you to some of the tools for measurement such as the Run Chart, Pareto Chart and the 80/20 Rule, Tally Sheet, Basic Statistics and the concepts of measurement and data collection.

After completion of the one-hour webinar the participant will be able to:

  • Navigate the CEC Quality Tools web site pages
  • Download and use the Quality Tool Excel templates
  • Interpret a Run chart
  • Interpret a Pareto Chart
  • Describe the difference between median and mean
  • Describe the Family of Measures – Outcome, Process and Balancing measures
  • Describe the different types of data: Categorical, Continuous and Attribute data
  • Describe the difference between the Numerator and Denominator
  • Describe how and when to use a Tally Sheet.

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