Resident Education

QI Projects

For IRL QI projects, please access the Sharepoint link below to find information regarding the handouts, ongoing projects, and assignments.https://iowa.sharepoint.com/sites/internalmed/residency/QI

QI Presentations 2021

VA Medical Center

  • Increasing Breast Cancer Screening

  • Hepatitis C Screening

  • Healthy Living – Improving Obesity

  • Lung Cancer Screening

  • Bare Bellow The Elbows

  • Increasing LST Notes in Primary Care – yr 2

  • Increasing Diabetic Foot Exam Rates – yr 2

  • Improving COC Scheduling – yr 2

  • Increasing SGLT2 Inhibitors in DM – yr 2

  • Improving Pneumococcal Vaccination – yr 2

Med Psych QI Project

  • Naltrexit – yr 2

Since the development of our QI curriculum we have had 60+ Resident Led QI Projects.

Below is a list of QI projects that have been completed since the start of our Quality Improvement program.

Iowa River Landing

  • Increasing Breast Cancer Screening

  • Hepatitis C Screening

  • Healthy Living – Improving Obesity

  • Lung Cancer Screening

  • Bare Bellow The Elbows

VA Medical Center

  • Increasing LST Notes in Primary Care – yr 2

  • Increasing Diabetic Foot Exam Rates – yr 2

  • Improving COC Scheduling – yr 2

  • Increasing SGLT2 Inhibitors in DM – yr 2

  • Improving Pneumococcal Vaccination – yr 2

Med Psych QI Project

  • Naltrexit – yr 2

VA Medical Center

  • Increasing LST Notes in Primary Care

  • Increasing Diabetic Foot Exam Rates

  • Improving COC Scheduling

  • Increasing SGLT2 Inhibitors in DM

  • Improving Pneumococcal Vaccination

Med Psych QI Project

  • Naltrexit

Iowa River Landing

  • Increasing MMR Vaccination Rates

  • Increasing Statins in Patients with Diabetes

  • ASA Deprescribing

  • Just in Time A1C

  • Statin Intolerance

VA Medical Center

  • Increasing Metformin in Prediabetes

  • COPD Deprescribing

  • Deprescribing in Elderly Veterans

  • Chronic Back Pain

  • PPI Deprescribing

Iowa River Landing

  • Inpatient Face Sheet & Questions

  • Increasing HIV Screening

  • Pneumovax in Tobacco Users

  • Increasing FIT Testing Follow Up

  • Increasing Metformin in Prediabetes 2

VA Medical Center

  • Following New HTN Guidelines

  • Increasing PFTs in COPD

  • Reducing CHF Admissions

  • Increasing FIT Testing

  • Increasing AAA Screening

Iowa River Landing

  • Resident Clinic Flow/Template Changes

  • Increasing Osteoporosis Screening

  • Increasing FIT Testing

  • Obtaining Outside Records for New Patients

  • Increasing Metformin in Prediabetes 1

VA Medical Center

  • Increasing Statins in Diabetes

  • Increasing Prevnar-13 Vaccination

  • Documenting A-Fib Correctly

  • PPI Deprescribing

  • Increasing Depression Screen Follow-up

Iowa River Landing

  • PPI Deprescribing

  • Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening

  • Ensuring Follow-up of Test Results

  • Improving Staffing Model 2

  • Proper HTN Management in Diabetes.

VA Medical Center

  • Making An Orientation Booklet

  • Making a Healthcare Maintenance Template

  • Deprescribing Opiates

  • Creating an After Visit Summary

  • Ensuring Follow-up of Test Results

Iowa River Landing

  • Assigning Primary Care Residents

  • Improving Rooming Process

  • Improving Scheduling For Interns

  • Improving Staffing Model 1

  • Improving Scheduling for New Patients