Session 2: Planning for Improvement – Operationalizing Conceptual Models, Process Maps and Driver Diagrams

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate how to use conceptual models to map out study variables and outcome measures
  • Use process maps and driver diagrams to plan improvement activities, identify workflow changes
  • Discuss how to apply planning tools to your improvement initiatives

Click to download the presentation from session 2:  Mechanics of Improvement Session Slides – Tools for Planning QI and Improvement 

Click to download our resource guide from session 2: Mechanics of Improvement Resources – Tools for Planning QI and Implementation

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