The IHI Open School provides training and tools in an “online, educational community to help you and your team deliver excellent, safe care”. You can learn more about the IHI Open School here.
When you engage with the Open School courses, you join more than 250,000 learners from universities, organisations, and health systems around the world in building core skills in improvement, safety, and leadership.
As part of the ASPH drive to spread quality improvement (QI) throughout the Trust, we are now able to offer the IHI Open School to members of our staff.
To achieve the IHI Open School certificate and ASPH foundation level certificate you must complete a selection of modules on topics including; improvement capability, patient safety and leadership.
This should take approximately 22 hours and must be complete by 31st May 2017. Modules can be completed at your own pace, facilitated action learning sessions will be provided.
*The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, (IHI), is an independent not-for-profit organisation based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They are a leader in health and health care improvement worldwide. The ‘Model for Improvement’ that is used by the Be the Change team comes from the IHI.
Why should I participate?
Participating in the IHI Open School will enable you to;
- Build your core skills in improvement, patient safety and leadership
- Be part of the growing, local QI community
- Connect with >250 000 IHI learners, worldwide
- Identify yourself as a champion for QI
The IHI Open School can form part of your CPD portfolio and be used for revalidation in nursing.
Support will be available during your participation in the IHI Open School in the form of ‘action learning’ groups that will be facilitated by a member of the PMO team. These groups will enable you to share and develop your learning as you meet with other participants and they will also give you opportunities to share and develop your improvement ideas as you progress through the course.
You can now apply to join the IHI Open School and complete the training!
If you would like to join the Open School and complete the training, please complete the short application form below. If you plan to undertake the course in work time, then we would ask that you get this approved by your manager, before applying.
You will be sent details on how to access the modules and the support that will be available to you throughout the duration of your participation.