The Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement plan (QAPI) is the backbone for all performance improvement in quality activities for your organization. There has been increasing focus placed on organization’s ability to monitor their processes and activities and use the data to drive decisions to improve those processes and activities in an organized fashion.
This course covers essential information in assuring your understanding of regulatory and accreditation expectations as well as critical tips for a risk-reduction strategy.
Learn & Apply
Using Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement as a Risk Reduction Strategy
Understand key QAPI Plan Essential Elements that survey teams look for as they review your program
Identify criteria that you should be including in your Performance Improvement program
Learn how to use data to drive change
About the Instructor
Chris Pratt is a Senior Consultant with Courtemanche and Associates with more than 33 years in clinical and leadership experience working in varying healthcare positions from the bedside to the Boardroom. In this role, he is responsible for assessing healthcare organizations’ readiness for licensing, accreditation, and regulatory compliance. He is trained in the survey process, auditing approach and survey outcome determination utilized by The Joint Commission, DNV, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations. He assists organizations with post-survey activities, education, patient safety strategies, and quality improvement initiatives and has experience in various health care settings including acute care, behavioral health, and ambulatory care settings.