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QI Tools & Resources

Looking for more information about QI? Need tools and resources to support your work?

 

Explore the links below for an overview of QI, including tools and resources for each step in your QI journey.

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Implement and sustain changes

At this point, you have identified successful change ideas through your PDSA cycles. Now you will formally implement these changes into practice in your unit or department.

Key activities include:

  • Formalizing and standardizing the changes, and documenting the new processes
  • Communicating the new processes widely among staff
  • Generating buy-in by sharing the improvement story and the impact on patients and staff
  • Using your measurement plan to monitor adoption and improvement
  • Collecting data and displaying it visually using run charts and control charts to understand variations in performance

Tools and resources

  • Implementation tool
    List how you will support the standardization, documentation, training, measurement, and resourcing to implement the change.
  • Sustainability planner
    Identify how you will support the seven key factors that will help sustain the change.

Implement and sustain changes

At this point, you have identified successful change ideas through your PDSA cycles. Now you will formally implement these changes into practice in your unit or department.

Key activities include:

  • Formalizing and standardizing the changes, and documenting the new processes
  • Communicating the new processes widely among staff
  • Generating buy-in by sharing the improvement story and the impact on patients and staff
  • Using your measurement plan to monitor adoption and improvement
  • Collecting data and displaying it visually using run charts and control charts to understand variations in performance

Tools and resources

  • Implementation tool
    List how you will support the standardization, documentation, training, measurement, and resourcing to implement the change.
  • Sustainability planner
    Identify how you will support the seven key factors that will help sustain the change.