NP Preceptor: Quality Improvement

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non-members, this continuing education activity rate is $20.

Are you participating in Quality Improvement projects in your practice? These modules contain information that can help you be successful.

This module introduces the basic concepts of quality improvement and consists of 5 sub-modules. The module takes approximately 1 hour to complete and you may complete each sub-module at your own pace. 

Module 1: Quality Improvement Overview - Why quality improvement is important for health care professionals 

Module 2: Quality Measurement - How health care quality is defined and measured 

Module 3: Quality Gaps - Key gaps in health care quality

Module 4: Closing Quality Gaps: Aims and Priorities - National priorities and strategies for closing gaps in health care quality

Module 5: Closing Quality Gaps: QI Process and Tools - quality improvement process steps and tools that you can apply in your practice to close important quality gaps.

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioner Preceptors

Learning Objectives

Define high quality care
Discuss gaps in health care quality 
Explain National Quality Strategy 
Describe the steps in the quality improvement process
Select appropriate tools for each phase of the improvement process 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
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Prof. Maja DJukic, PhD, RN

Disclosures: None to report.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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List of hardware/software requirements

Internet connection, Web browser, computer audio