Module 1: The A-6 Cycle: Review and Evaluation Methods for Quality Improvement (Web-based)
Course Number: WB1801
This course has continuing education available.
NOTE: To obtain the continuing education credit for this course, you must complete the course materials and then follow the directions at the end of the course that will take you to http://www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline. Directions for obtaining continuing education will also be attached to your registration confirmation and will be avaialble in the Registration Tab after you register.
CE expiration date: July 1, 2015
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.
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 design 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.