A must-have for DSME&S program managers and staff! CQI for Diabetes Education and Support Programs provides the context for CQI in DSME&S programs while stepping you through the process of selecting, implementing and evaluating an effective CQI project. Case studies provide examples of projects relevant to DSME&S programs. Appendices include worksheets to use in your planning process, an easy-to-understand review of analytic tools and methods to incorporate into your project, and a quick comparison of the distinctions between a CQI process and a research process to keep your project focused and on track.
Chapter 1: CQI and the United States Healthcare System
Chapter 2: CQI and Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
Chapter 3: The CQI Process
Chapter 4: Case Studies
Appendix I: The CQI Process and the Research Process
Appendix II: Analytic Tools and Methods
Appendix III: Application to Your Practice Worksheets