Quality Improvement Virtual Seminar Series

Designed for advanced practice providers interested in understanding the foundations of performance improvement (process, quality and outcomes), and applying this knowledge in their practice. Open to all practitioners.

Learn how to evaluate problems in your work setting, identify the relevant data needed to better understand current processes, and design and test a pilot change process.

Faculty: Margaret Hamilton Sipe DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs, Associate Professor, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Cost: $49 per webinar. Fee includes access to live webinar and/or recording of the webinar, CME/CNE certificate, and any supplemental resources/course materials.

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Seminar 3: What Do You Aim To Improve?

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 • 2:00 - 3:00 PM (ET)

• Identify the components of a specific aim
• Determine the appropriate change idea for your context
• Define your measures—conceptual and operational
• Establish data collection plan
• Decide how to analyze data


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Seminar 4: Sharing Results, Modifying Your Plan, Sustainability

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 • 2:00 - 3:00 PM (ET)
Describe data using a run chart
• Determine best ways to present data using statistical process control
• Establish plan to demonstrate sustainability
• Review an improvement project when approaching unfamiliar context.

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Seminar 2: Understanding Context: Learning About Your Environment
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 • 2:00 - 3:00 PM EST)
Define “context" and why it is important.
Identify characteristics of context.
Explore strategies to describe current state.
Identify global aim for your improvement initiative.
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Seminar 1: Introduction to Performance Management
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:00 - 3:00 PM EST
Define “quality.”
• Discuss who is responsible for quality.
• Identify what is important to study and why. • Create an action plan to begin an improvement initiative.


Mass General Brigham (MGB) Practitioner & Preceptor Registration

If you would like to redeem an IHP voucher to get access to the entire webinar series, please click below for more information and to register.

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MGH IHP Registration

Current IHP students, faculty, staff, and alumni are eligible to receive access to the full seminar series at no cost.

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In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians/Physician Assistants:
MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (per seminar). Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
AAPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurses/Nurse Practitioners:
MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses (per seminar).
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ANCC.
Criteria for successful completion include attendance at the live webinar or viewing of the recording, and submission of a post-evaluation.
There are no conflicts of interest for planners or faculty to disclose. There is no commercial or sponsorship support for this activity.