How to Run a Quality Improvement Initiative at Your Hospital: Strategies for Implementation

Strategies for Implementation: Developing, testing, and implementing changes.

Join Jeanne Pettinichi, MSN, RN, CPN and Catherine Brenner, BS, RRT in this CEU lecture on "How to Run a Quality Improvement Initiative at Your Hospital: Strategies for Implementation".
  • Describe the Model for Improvement framework and discuss application of the tool.
  • Review established tools to support improvement efforts and methods for developing, testing, and implementing changes.
  • Provide a case study example of successful Respiratory Therapy improvement efforts using the Model for Improvement framework.
Respiratory Therapists can earn 1 AARC CRCE. Nurses can earn 1 Contact Hour.

Your Instructor

Jeanne Pettinichi, MSN, RN, CPN, CPEN
Jeanne Pettinichi, MSN, RN, CPN, CPEN

Jeanne has 34 years’ experience as a nurse including 20 years working in Pediatric Emergency Nursing. She has nearly 10 years’ experience as a Clinical Nurse Education Specialist at two Level I Trauma Centers, the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Hospital, and the Emergency Medicine & Trauma Center at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She obtained her BSN from Vanderbilt University and her MSN degree from Northern Kentucky University. Jeanne currently serves as the Clinical Nurse Educator for Vapotherm.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How do I get my CRCE credit for this course?
After you watch the video lecture(s), pass the quiz and fill out the evaluation form, you will receive your electronic CRCE certificate the same day. We notify the AARC of passed courses at the beginning of each month.

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