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Advanced Education for Long Term Care Professionals

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has made funds available for education of long term care health professionals in four topic areas:

  • Wound care
  • Infection prevention
  • Quality improvement
  • Alzheimer's and dementia care

After completing the courses, which are coordinated by the University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community, participants will be prepared to pursue certification in these disciplines at their own cost if they so choose.  

At this time, Quality Improvement trainings have been scheduled in regions throughout the state. As trainings in the other content areas are scheduled, this page will be updated.

Quality Improvement in Long Term Care

Who should attend?  Long Term Care Nurse Leaders, Quality Improvement Directors, Executive Directors

Trainer:  Evelyn Catt, MHA, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, TTAC Consulting, LLC

Delivery Mode:  Three-day, face-to-face, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Quality Improvement training course.  Class is 8:00 am - 4:30 pm each of the three days.  Participants must attend all 3 days to complete the course and be eligible to sit for the Yellow Belt Certification Exam.

Content:  

  • Evidence-based principles that facilitate improvement
  • QAPI Principles and key concents of Lean
  • Organizing the workplace, Kaizen and PDSA cycles
  • Six Sigma principles, root cause analysis
  • Using quality improvement techniques to optimize care


Credential:  Participants completing the three-day course will be prepared to implement QAPI and eligible to sit for the Yellow Belt Certification Exam.  Certification of participants will be at their own cost.

Cost:  $100 for the 3-day workshop, plus a $3 registration fee.

Location: Identical Quality Improvement courses will be held regionally.  
South Bend, IN      June 19-21, 2017
Indianapolis, IN     July 10-12, 2017

Visit this link to register for either of these courses.

For more information:
Contact Kayleigh Allen, Project Coordinator, University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community
at allenkk@uindy.edu or (317) 791-5934.