CQI-Chapter #19 - Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement in the Outpatient Setting


Study of the information presented in this chapter will enable the learner to:

  1. Identify opportunities to close quality gaps through quality assessment performance improvement (QAPI) activities in the outpatient setting.
  2. List nine QAPI indicators mandated for review by the 2008 ESRD Conditions for Coverage.
  3. Identify two relevant strategies to keep QAPI on track in the outpatient setting.