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Collecting QI Data

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Course Details

Credit/contact hours: .25
Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes
Publication Date: Oct 20, 2020
Expiration date: Oct 20, 2026
Reviewed: Oct 19, 2023


To improve quality, you will need to collect data to know whether the changes you are implementing are making a difference. To collect data without a plan is a recipe for missed opportunities. In this module, we will discuss methods for determining what data you need and how you will collect it. Later modules describe the interpretation of quality data.

Note: This course is eligible for ACPE credit.

You Will Learn

  • Describe the principles of effective QI data collection
  • Describe how to design a data collection system and associated forms

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again, if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab - to exit the course, simply close the tab.

John D. Voss, MD

John D. Voss, MD, is in the Division of General Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care at the University of Virginia.

DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.

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