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PURPOSE Quality improvement (QI) has been part of medical education for over a decade. Assessment of QI learning remains challenging. The Quality Improvement Knowledge Application Tool (QIKAT), developed a decade ago, is widely used despite its subjective nature and inconsistent reliability. From 2009 to 2012, the authors developed and assessed the(More)
  • A West
  • Child: care, health and development
  • 1998
The health services often struggle in their attempts to engage and support fathers. This paper describes the piloting of a small group for the fathers of children with a disability, in this case Down Syndrome. The group is described from conception to conclusion and limitations of the study are discussed. The group approach meets a need for a proportion of(More)
BACKGROUND Integrating teaching and hands-on experience in quality improvement (QI) may increase the learning and the impact of resident QI work. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the clinical and educational impact of an integrated QI curriculum. METHODS This clustered, randomized trial with early and late intervention groups used mixed methods(More)
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