Description: Quality Improvement and Patient Safety are relatively new fields in emergency medicine. They aim to take the findings of traditional research and implement them (through education and other higher-yield methods) in order to achieve better patient care.
- Review the science behind Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS).
- Understand the strengths of a QIPS approach to improving health outcomes.
- Recognize the limitations of QIPS with regards to research and medical education.