DNS-CT - Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement for the Nurse Leader - Online + PDF

Upon completion of the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

  • State four facility quality assessment and assurance (QAA) requirements under the federal regulations;
  • Discuss the meaning of QA and PI, which make up the QAPI process;
  • Understand the value of root-cause analysis in determining causative factors;
  • Describe the PDSA cycle;
  • Describe facility processes necessary for achieving competitive Quality Measure scores;
  • Detail how to proactively institute quality assurance activities to assist in enhancing the Five-Star rating.

The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, DNS-CT, QCP, RAC-MT.

This course is eligible for 3.75 continuing education hours.

  • DNS-CT Course - Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement for the Nurse Leader

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the DNS-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (both in online format and a PDF download for reference) and includes the associated exam.

    Upon completion of the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

    • State four facility quality assessment and assurance (QAA) requirements under the federal regulations;
    • Discuss the meaning of QA and PI, which make up the QAPI process;
    • Understand the value of root-cause analysis in determining causative factors;
    • Describe the PDSA cycle;
    • Describe facility processes necessary for achieving competitive Quality Measure scores;
    • Detail how to proactively institute quality assurance activities to assist in enhancing the Five-Star rating.

    The course was written by Rena R. Shephard, MHA, RN, DNS-CT, QCP, RAC-MT.

    This course is eligible for 3.75 continuing education hours.

  • DNS-CT Exam - Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement for the Nurse Leader

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    One exam of certification program

    One of ten exams required to earn certification.