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Training

A Beginner's Guide to Clinical Audit

This one day workshop provides a grounding in clinical audit methodology for healthcare professionals. This one day workshop provides a grounding in clinical audit methodology for healthcare professionals. There are a maximum of 15 places on every workshop, which are free to UHBristol staff.  Limited numbers of places are available to NHS staff from local healthcare community areas at a charge of £50 per person.

During this session, the following subjects are covered:

  • what clinical audit is and what it isn't
  • how to develop project objectives and measurable standards
  • how to design effective data collection tools
  • basic sampling techniques and data analysis
  • tips on audit report writing and presentations

Workshops run from 09:00am until 11:30am.   You can also bring along any project ideas that you are working on to get specific advice from our team of Clinical Audit Facilitators after the workshop.   

Dates available: 

  • Tuesday 2nd May 2017
  • Tuesday 12th September 2017

Further dates to be confirmed.

For more information, contact Lily Carroll.  Tel 0117 34 23607.

We can also provide training sessions for small groups on request.  Contact your Divisional Audit Facilitator for information.

 

Essential Excel for Clinical Audit

We are now providing training in using Excel to analyse audit data, covering the essential skills of sorting, filtering, using formulae and producing charts.  These skills may also be useful for analysing patient survey, service evaluation or other quality improvement data, but please note that this course does not offer training in more advanced statistical tests, such as might be required for research or in-depth review of clinical outcomes.

Dates available: 

  • Tuesday 14th March 2017
  • Friday 16th June 2017

For more information, contact Jonathan Penny.  Tel 0117 34 23755.

 

Online training

The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) offers an online training course, which you can access via their website.