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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the effectiveness of using Lean methodologies and interprofessional collaboration to improve heart failure (HF) patient identification processes and improve HF core measure scores at a regional medical center.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify Lean methodologies used in a quality improvement (QI) activity to improve HF patient identification.
  2. Select gaps, root causes, and solutions identified in this QI activity.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JNCQ0119
Published: Jan 2019
Expires: 3/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Jennifer R. Hunt, MPH, CMRP (AHA-CC), RHA/ACLFA; Kelli Jo Ouellette, BSN, RN, MS; Michelle Reece, DrPH
Categories: Quality Improvement
Specialties: Quality Improvement