What is Continuous Quality Improvement? - Definition & Process


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What is the fundamental idea of the continuous quality improvement?

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1. Which of the below organizational values are emphasized by the continuous quality improvement approach?

2. What is the first step of PDCA cycle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short practice quiz contains five questions about continuous quality improvement. You'll be asked about the main purpose of this approach, as well as the four steps of the PDCA cycle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be challenged to:

  • Understand the purpose of continuous quality improvement
  • Recognize organizational values that the continuous quality improvement approach encourages
  • Identify the first step of the PDCA cycle
  • Know what you should do during the PDCA cycle's Check step and what should happen after the Act step

Skills Practiced

You'll apply several skills, including:

  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of continuous quality improvement to recall its fundamental idea
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the PDCA cycle steps
  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important concepts from the continuous quality improvement lesson

Additional Learning

If you want more information on this topic, we encourage you to check out the related lesson, What is Continuous Quality Improvement? - Definition & Process. The lesson is designed to help you:

  • Learn the common abbreviation for continuous quality improvement
  • Outline the PDCA cycle through an illustrative example
  • Identify industries that apply continuous quality improvement methods