Summer Institutes on Quality Improvement

Experience a full immersion in the latest advances in healthcare improvement and take home action plans developed during these highly interactive conferences. For 2013, the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing, the Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice (ACE) and the Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN) combined the Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice and the Improvement Science Summit to form the new Summer Institutes on Quality Improvement: A Cluster of Interprofessional Conferences.

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  At the 2013 Institutes:
  • Apply evidence-based practice to improve care, safety, and patient outcomes.
  • Build capacity to conduct research on improvement and implementation strategies.
  • Drill down with Specialty
    Workshops on EBP education, TeamSTEPPS® Fundamentals, Basics of EBP.

Improvement Science Summit • July 9-10, 2013
    A Research Methods Conference
      2013 Theme: Transformation through Research
      Evaluate improvement strategies.
      Connect with the national research network.
      See Special Student Program

Specialty Workshops • July 10, 2013
      Educators’  EBP Workshop®
      TeamSTEPPS® Fundamentals Workshop
      Essential Elements Workshop: An Introduction to Evidence-Based   

Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice • July 11-13, 2013
      2013 Theme: From Knowing to Doing
      Take action to transform quality of care.
      See Special Student Program

  Video Testimonials

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Offered by:
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
School of Nursing

Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice (ACE)
Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN)

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Training Opportunity

TeamSTEPPS® Master Training Workshop
San Antonio, TX

Web Seminar Series:

Wrestling Readmissions to the Mat: Evidence and Efforts
Part 3: November 18, 2015
What Works in Readmissions Reduction: How Hospitals Have Improved Performance
Amanda Brewster, PhD
Research & Education Associate, 
Yale Global Health Leadership Institute
Part 2: August 13, 2015
Discharge Readiness as a Nurse Sensitive Indicator
Kathleen Bobay, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Marquette University, College of Nursing
Part 1: June 10, 2015
Project C.A.R.E.
Gulsham Sharma, MD
UTMB Galveston

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