Developed through a collaboration between HarvardX and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, ‘Practical Improvement Science in Health Care: A roadmap for getting results’ is a free online course, which starts 20th January and lasts for 6 weeks. It aims to provide learners with the valuable skills and simple, well-tested tools they need to translate promising innovations or evidence into practice.
Learners will dive into short, engaging lectures and have access to additional materials and resources. They also will have full access to the social network provided by the edX platform, which provides immediate peer-to-peer feedback and facilitates shared learning.
The course is designed so that learners will begin building and applying basic practical improvement skills right away, regardless of their role in health or health care, and regardless of previous improvement experience.
At the end of the course, participants with grades above a certain threshold are able to purchase a certificate of completion or proof of continuing education credits.
IGHI’s Director Professor the Lord Ara Darzi tells us more in the short video above.
To review the course website and sign up, visit their website https://www.edx.org/course/ph556x-practical-improvement-science-harvardx-ph556x