- A wide range of child health professionals, including nurses and health visitors
Work through the module at your own pace.When you have completed the module, you can return at any time to re-review any of the sections.
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Welcome to this e-learning module on Quality Improvement: How to Make Services Work Better for You and Your Patients
The module will help you to:
- Understand what Quality Improvement (QI) is and its use in healthcare
- Know where to access information regarding quality improvement and what resources are available
- Initiate a QI project, putting theory into practice.
Work through the sections of the module and then take the module Assessment test. You can use the links in the Resources section to look up further information on QI at any time
Institute for Healthcare Improvement:
NHS Scotland Quality Improvement Hub:
The Health Foundation:
Paediatric International Patient Safety and Quality Community:
The King’s Fund:
Point of Care Foundation:
RCPCH & Us website:
Click here to see an example of a run chart
QI Essentials Toolkit including Run Charts:
Dr Charlotte Clements
Subject matter expert
Dr Yincent Tse
Dr Colin Dunkley
Creation and review log
|Launch date||September 2017|
|Review date||September 2020|
|Next review||September 2023|
As of 1st September 2016 the Revalidation and CPD team of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health no longer allocates a number CPD credits to courses or events. The removal of credits associated with events allows delegates to record the educational benefit of the activity through written reflection, in contrast to quantifying the significance based on the time duration of the course. This is in accordance with changes made to the CPD Scheme guidelines published in April 2016.
Detailed information and scheme guidance can be found on the RCPCH website
When recording the activity, delegates should focus on the reflection and detail the following:
- What did you learn?
- What effect has/will the learning had/have on your current practice?
- What further learning or action, if any, is needed as a result of the original learning activity?
Should you have any questions regarding the removal of credits, please feel free to contact the CPD team
If you use the RCPCH CPD Diary, you can click here to visit the diary and record your learning: Log your learning on the RCPCH CPD Diary
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