IHI Open School Educational Modules

CourseEstimated Completion TimeLesson NumberLesson TitleNo. of Innovation Unit Staff Members Who Completed the Lesson
QI 101: Fundamentals for Improvement1 h, 15 minLesson 1Errors Can Happen Anywhere—and to Anyone48
Lesson 2Health Care Today45
Lesson 3The Institute of Medicine’s Aims for Improvement43
Lesson 4How to Get From Here to There: Changing Systems42
QI 102: The Model for Improvement1 h, 30 minLesson 1An Overview of the Model for Improvement20
Lesson 2Setting an Aim20
Lesson 3Measuring for Improvement19
Lesson 4Developing Changes18
Lesson 5Testing Changes18
QI 103: Measuring for Improvement1 h, 15 minLesson 1Measurement Fundamentals16
Lesson 2Displaying Data16
Lesson 3Learning From Measures16
QI 104: The Life Cycle of a Quality Improvement Project1 hLesson 1The Life Cycle of a Quality Improvement Project: Innovation, to Pilot, to Implementation, to Spread14
Lesson 2Spreading Changes14
Lesson 3Case Study: Reducing Waiting Times Throughout the Veterans Health Administration14
QI 105: The Human Side of Quality Improvement1 h, 30 minLesson 1Overcoming Resistance to Change12
Lesson 2What Motivates People to Change12
Lesson 3Culture Change Versus Process Change11
QI 106: Measuring PDSA Cycles and Run Charts2 hLesson 1Using Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Cycles (Part 1)28
Lesson 2Using Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Cycles (Part 2)23
Lesson 3Using a Measurement Planning Form17
Lesson 4Run Charts (Part 1)17
Lesson 5Run Charts (Part 2)15