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Introduction to Dashboards and Quality Improvement Metrics in Healthcare

This course provides essential knowledge for building dashboards within a healthcare setting to support data visualization and help track healthcare trends and ongoing performance within departments.

By the end of this course, you will be able to assemble a dashboard by analyzing healthcare indicators and the methods used to measure them, to identify the most appropriate graphs for visualizing these indicators.

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$69
Recommended for nurses and other healthcare professionals who are taking on healthcare informatics, data analytics and reporting roles. This is a beginner-level course.
  • Review a provided healthcare indicator and determine if it is a leading or lagging indicator
  • Review a provided healthcare indicator and determine if it is a structural, process, outcome or balance indicator
  • Review a provided healthcare indicator and determine which data collection method would be best suited to gathering data related to it
  • Determine which type of graph would best represent the data that is being presented
  • Build a dashboard using pre-prepared graphs and determine which information should be presented first and how best to categorize each visualization
Technical requirements
  • Access to a desktop version of Microsoft Powerpoint
Recommended prerequisite courses
  • Excel Foundations for Healthcare 1
  • Excel Foundations for Healthcare 1
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