A PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act) template asks the basic questions you need to answer to help carry out an effective PDSA cycle. In this lesson, you’ll watch a video tutorial that takes you step-by-step through all the parts of this planning template. You’ll see a health care example that demonstrates why careful planning can be key to the success of an improvement project. Finally, you’ll download and fill out a PDSA template to prepare for your own test of change.
Estimated Time of Completion: 35 minutes
After completing this lesson, you will be able to:
1. List the components of a PDSA template.
2. Use the PDSA template to begin planning a real-life improvement project.
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