Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety



We recognize that opportunities for training are critical to your organization's success in HIIN. Below you will find descriptions of HIIN training opportunities and recommendations for participation:

QIF: Quality Improvement Fundamentals

Developed by Institute for Healthcare Improvement Faculty William Peters, Improvement Advisor, this twelve-week intensive training combines web-based and in-house sessions focusing on training in the field of improvement sciences. Participants must enroll as dyad pair of one quality professional and one frontline clinician and bring an applied learning project to the course.

QuEST: Quality Essentials Skills Training

Developed by the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA), this two day, in-person workshop equips learners with essential quality skills and provides an opportunity for networking with other Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan quality personnel.

Improvement Advisor Site Visits

Register for a site visit to receive specialized training or assistance in any area of need. This unique opportunity is offered in partnership with William Peters, IHI Improvement Advisor.

SS: Safety Sessions

Safety sessions are a combination didactic-networking event that provides opportunities to share experiences, discuss best practices, and learn from national and regional subject matter experts. Safety sessions will be held in Naperville, Springfield, and Mt. Vernon, IL.

SIM: Simulation Training

This new HIIN offering will enhance other didactic training sessions offered throughout the year. These low-fidelity train-the-trainer sessions are intended to be replicated in your home hospital to train other care providers in critical preventative best practices.

ECHO: Project ECHO

Partnering with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, IHA will partner with rural Illinois healthcare providers to treat resistant hypertension through a collaborative model of medical education and care management.