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IHI Open School


Institute for Healthcare Improvement | Open School

The Partnership to Advance Tribal Health is pleased to provide access to Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School to support your quality improvement efforts, offering essential training in an online community. IHI Open School brings you essential training and tools in an online, educational community to help you and your team deliver excellent, safe care. When you engage with the Open School courses and Chapters, you join more than 500,000 learners from universities, organizations, and health systems around the world in building core skills in improvement, safety and leadership.

For facilities working with PATH, please contact your team representative for information on how to access IHI Open School using a PATH license. 

The IHI Open School off​ers more than 30 online courses. Throug​h narrative, video, and interactive discussion, the courses create a dynamic learning environm​​ent to inspire students and health professionals of all levels.​​ CEUs are also available. 



Available Topics

Quality Improvement

Patient Safety

Person-Centered Care

QI 101: Introduction to Health Care Improvement* ​PS 101: Introduction to Patient Safety* PFC 101: Introduction to Patient-Centered Care*
QI 102: How to Improve with the Model for Improvement* PS 102: From Error to Harm* PFC 102: Key Dimensions of Patient- and Family-Centered Care
QI 103: Testing and Measuring Changes with PDSA Cycles* PS 103: Human Factors and Safety*​ PFC 103: Incorporating Mindfulness into Clinical Practice
​QI 104: Interpreting Data: Run Charts, Control Charts, and Other Measurement Tools* PS 104: Teamwork and Communication in a Culture of Safety* PFC 201: A Guide to Shadowing: Seeing Care Through the Eyes of Patients and Families
​QI 105: Leading Quality Improvement* ​PS 105: Responding to Adverse Events* PFC 202: Having the Conversation: Basic Skills for Conversations about End-of-Life Care
QI 201: Planning for Spread: From Local Improvements to System-Wide Change​​ PS 201: Root Cause and Systems Analysis


QI 202: Addressing Small Problems to Build Safer, More Reliable Systems PS 202: Building a Culture of Safety L 101: Introduction to Health Care Leadership​​​​​​*
QI 301: Guide to the IHI Open School Quality Improvement Practicum PS 203: Partnering to Heal: Teaming Up Against Healthcare-Associated Infections

Triple Aim

  ​PS 204: Preventing Pressure Ulcers​ TA 101: Introduction to the Triple Aim for Populations​​*
    TA 102: Improving Health ​Equity
    TA 103: Increasing Value and Reducing Waste at the Point of Care​

Certificate of Completion

The Open School also offers a series of courses for graduate medical education faculty who are interesting in teaching the concepts above.

​​*The Open School’s Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety​ comprises 13 essential courses, indicated with an asterisk(*). ​Courses are divided into three levels: ​

  • 100: Introductory concepts for all health care audiences
  • 200: Intermediate concepts and specialized topic areas
  • 300: Guided experiential training​

For more information:

Francesca Flores
(505) 998-9745