Quality Improvement Project
You are required to participate on the NICU Quality and Safety Committee. The second committee is the Family-Centered Care Committee.
The quality improvement curriculum is a foundation-wide initiative to assist in the implementation of Systems-Based Practice (SBP) and Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (PBLI), competencies required by the ACGME of all residencies and fellowships.
The project has the following objectives:
- Facilitation of implementation of SBP and PBLI competencies in Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education programs
- Foster quality improvement knowledge and skills among all learners of Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
- Principles, significance and practice of improving quality of patient care are made integral to the existing curriculum.
- The Dreyfus model of skills is used to guide vertical integration.
- Learning is linked to key organizational priorities and strategic vision.
Significance for the curriculum
- Changing nature/focus of health care (e.g., personal and patient experiences, literature)
- Changing interests among learners
- Future of medical education
- Institutional priorities/strategic vision
- ACGME/AAMC/MSOP priority
- Significance of leadership skills at recruitment for career options