Table 2

Results by PDSA cycle

Pre-EPIQPDSA 1PDSA2PDSA3
Total yes responsesTotal yes responsesTotal yes responses
Do you feel you have a clear understanding of what quality improvement (QI) is?22/52
(42%)
6/25
(24%)
12/28
(43%)
Do you feel comfortable taking on a QI project?13/52
(25%)
6/25
(24%)
9/28
(31%)
Are you interested in QI?26/52
(50%)
22/25
(88%)
20/28
(71%)
Are you currently involved in QI or a QI project?15/52
(29%)
1/25
(4%)
2/28
(7.1%)
PDSA 1PDSA2PDSA3
Post-EPIQTotal yes responsesTotal yes responsesTotal yes responses
Do you have basic understanding of QI principles?51/52
(98%)
25/25
(100%)
24/24
(100%)
Do you feel comfortable working through the EPIQ 10 steps?46/52
(88.4%)
20/25
(80%)
22/24
(92%)
Are in interested in pursuing a QI project?34/52
(65.3%)
21/25
(84%)
16/24
(67%)
Are you interested in becoming a QI EPIQ facilitator?9/52
(17.3%)
10/25
(40%)
5/24
(21%)
For PGY-2 and PGY-3: do you feel the EPIQ workshop and presentation is preferable to the previous QI curriculum for the purposes of resident level QI education? (Reminder: previous curriculum was to create and present a QI project on your own)33/35 (94.2%)Not applicableNot applicable
Pre-EPIQ average test scoresNot completed7.76/107.43/10
Post-EPIQ average test scoresNot completed8/107.92/10
Pre-EPIQ self-rated confidence matrix with QI principles
(score/5)
Not completed2.732.67
Post-EPIQ self-rated confidence matrix with QI principles
(score /5)
Not completed3.783.79
  • EPIQ, Evidence-based Practice for Improving Quality; PGY, postgraduate year; QI, quality improvement.