Coming Soon: Teacher's Edition

Looking for more specific help integrating the Open School courses into your curriculum? The Open School is in the midst of developing a Teacher’s Edition of our online course (available for purchase summer 2017). Check out a sample of the following materials that will be available to support the Basic Certificate in Quality & Safety.
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Teaching Resources: Tools for Training Students and Staff in QI

​​​​​​​​​​Institutional faculty and organizational leaders around the world rely on the Open School courses as an easy way to bring essential training in quality improvement and patient safety to students and staff — creating a common language around improvement and giving learners crucial skills to become leaders and agents of change in health care. 

If you are interested in offering the courses to a group at your institution, but want to test the courses first, inquire about a free trial here.


Faculty Guide: Best Practices for Curriculum Integration

There are several approaches to integrating Open School content into training programs, for example: 
Require students to complete the Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety, choose a few of our online courses to teach specific concepts, ​​use Open School learning activities to facilitate discussion and project-based learning.

No matter the approach, when it comes to integrating Open School content into their curricula, faculty and trainers ask for advice and resources around many of the same things. This guide aims to better support all faculty in these efforts.

Download the guide.​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Coming Soon: Online Courses Teacher's Edition

TeachersEdition2.PNGLooking for more specific help integrating the Open School courses into your curriculum? The Open School is developing a Teacher’s Edition of our online courses, available for purchase summer 2017. Check out a sample of the following materials that will be available to support the Basic Certificate in Quality & Safety.

QI 101

Lesson plan

Lecture slides

Exam (​by request)

Reading assignment

Classroom exercise

QI 102

Lesson plan

Lecture slides

Exam (by request​)

Reading assignment

Classroom exercise

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Share Your Story

Over 1,000 institutions have used the Open School courses to train students and staff. Read about those who have shared their stories below, and then share your own story to be included.

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Additional Resources
  • Download the IHI Open School Curriculum Overview to see which content may be the best fit at your institution. (You may find that our Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety, which includes 13 of our core courses, is a good place to start). This document includes a complete course listing, including lesson titles, authors, and learning objectives.
  • Learn more about the benefits of a group or faculty subscription, including our Team Tracking Tool.
  • Visit our Activities Library for supplemental learning to add to your quality and safety or health curriculum. Try using our short videos to facilitate group discussion.
  • Take a look at our Graduate Medical Education (GME) faculty training courses. These seven courses aim to build stronger, more integrated clinical learning programs.
  • Review the
    selection of related case studies and articles below, organized by professional program, for a more in-depth look at how faculty have used the Open School courses over time.
     

  Medicine/GME:

  Nursing:
  Health Systems:
​  Interprofessional and/or University-wide: