Module 1: The A-6 Cycle: Review and Evaluation Methods for Quality Improvement 7/1/2011-7/1/2013 (Web-based)
Course Number: WB1801
CE Expiration Date: July 1, 2015
This course has Continuing Education available. Continuing education certificates are not issued within TRAIN. Please follow the directions below in order to complete the continuing education requirements.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course introduces the use of systematic reviews for developing evidence-based methods to improve the quality of laboratory medicine decision-making.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who provide approval/support for quality improvement (QI) projects, those who are active in the desigh and implementation of projects and those who contribute to QI projects.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 browser (or higher) on standard Microsoft technologies, i.e. Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows XP
Intel Pentium III Processor or equivalent
256 MB RAM
Pop-up blocker disabled
Broadband Internet connection (suggested)
Adobe Reader (for PDfs)
PREREQUISITES: An interest in learning about evidence-based methods and applying these principles to laboratory medicine.
IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):
The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer .1 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.
How to Obtain CE
To obtain Continuing Education (CE) for this course, you must register at the Training and Continuing Education website (TCE Online) and complete the requirements for CE. To register, please follow the following steps:
Go to http://www.cdc.gov/tceonline/. Select Participant Login to login. If you are new to TCEO, select New Participant to create an account.
On the Participant Services page, select the Search and Register link.
Select a search method to locate the course and click on View.
Click on the course, and scroll down to Register Here. Select the type of CE requested and then Submit.
Either complete or verify the demographic information and select Submit.
If you have already completed the course, select the option to take the evaluation. Complete the evaluation and Submit. If a posttest is required it will follow the evaluation.
If you have not completed the course, you will be directed back to Participant Services. Under Evaluations and Tests you may access the course detail page, the course link, or the evaluation and/or posttest after completing the course.
Your CE certificate will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section, located on the Participant Services page.