Account/Shopping Cart (0 items $0.00)
JCR products and services are based on U.S. standards and regulations

Practice-Based Learning and Improvement: A Clinical Improvement Action Guide, Third Edition

Empower health professionals to realize a vision of quality health care culture.

December 2012. 196 pages.

$69.00 - $299.00
Product Description

Product Description

Edited by Mark E. Splaine, MD, MS; Mary A. Dolansky, PhD, RN; Carlos A. Estrada, MD, MS; and Patricia A. Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN
Help make quality improvement an increasingly visible aspect of clinical practice and “business as usual” by incorporating training on the essential improvement skills described in this book into every level of health professional preparation and development. Leading experts in the field explain proven methods for integrating the core competency of practice-based learning and improvement (PBLI) into daily clinical work in this third edition of Practice-Based Learning and Improvement: A Clinical Improvement Action Guide. 
Key Topics: 
  • Conceptual framework (the Clinical Value Compass) and practical tools for practice-based learning and improvement 
  • Workplace learning through continuous quality improvement
  • Performance measurement and benchmarking
  • Implementing and sustaining change
Key Features:
  • Dozens of contributors representing the cutting edge of thought and research in PBLI
  • Exercises and case studies designed to challenge the reader to identify local resources and opportunities 
  • Tools to define improvement tasks more precisely 
  • Suggestions for ways to act so that positive and meaningful change become synonymous with clinical work itself
  • Expert advice from multiple perspectives, including medical and nursing 
  • Brainstorming exercises for organization improvement 
  • Worksheets for improving care, observation and interviewing, and more
Standards: Performance Improvement (PI), Leadership (LD)
Settings: Hospitals and health systems; graduate studies
Key Audience: 
  • Clinicians
  • Mentors 
  • Graduate studies programs
  • Interdisciplinary work groups
  • Leaders
Pay by Check or Wire Transfer

Pay by Check or Wire Transfer

All Joint Commission Resources products require pre-payment. For your convenience, if you do not have a credit card available, we offer a sales quote/proforma invoice option to assist with initiating your payment.

To take advantage of this option:

  1. Choose your item(s) and add them to your shopping cart. Select "Proceed to Secure Checkout or Create Proforma Invoice."
  2. Enter your billing and shipping details. Select "Continue."
  3. The next screen will be a full summary of your order.
    1. On the bottom right, there is a section titled "Create Proforma Invoice."
    2. Click the "Proforma Invoice" button. (See image below.) 
    3. Within 5 minutes, a sales quote will be sent to your email address with details about how to complete a check or wire transfer payment.

Or contact Customer Service at 877.223.6866 (+1 770 238 0454 outside the US) or via email at to have a proforma invoice created and emailed directly to you.