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Module 3: Data Analysis

In QI, data analysis is crucial as it helps you understand if there is a problem that needs to be fixed. This module reviews nurse sensitive indicators and the idea of process and outcome metrics in data analysis. The idea of benchmarks is discussed as well as various external benchmarks are identified. Data collection and analysis including the use of control, run, pareto and pie charts are reviewed.

In QI, data analysis is crucial.  Review nurse-sensitive indicators and data collection and analysis, including the use of control, run, pareto and pie charts. Discussion of benchmarks and how to identify various external benchmarks will be included.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 17509 for 1.0 Contact Hours

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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Data Analysis offers 1.0 Patient Experience Continuing Education credits (PXEs) through Patient Experience Institute (PXI).

Kathryn Farrell, MSN, RN

Kathryn (Katie) Farrell, MSN, RN graduated from Georgetown University with her BSN and the University of Pennsylvania with an MSN in Health Leadership and Teaching certificate. Her clinical background includes hematology/oncology and the post anesthesia care unit. Farrell worked clinically at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center in NYC and at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia. 

She has an extensive background working in quality, safety and performance improvement and is Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Katie previously worked as a professional practice consultant in the Penn Medicine Health System. In that role, she developed and led many quality improvement initiatives related to patient safety, patient satisfaction and staff engagement. She has published and presented at many national and local conferences on these topics. 

Currently, Kathryn is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the MSN Advanced Role at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. She is also the Track Director for the Quality, Safety and Risk Management program.

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Data Analysis
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1.00 credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 credit  |  Certificate available
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