The IHI Open School for Health Professions is an interprofessional educational community that has given more than 100,000 students, residents, faculty, and professionals the quality and safety skills to improve health care. More than 50,000 people have taken at least one of the self-paced, online courses and more than 500 face-to-face IHI Open School Chapters have developed around the world. Join this growing community and access many of the website’s free resources in the palm of your hand.
•Take the entire IHI Open School catalog of courses, including the audio clips, video interviews, and post-lesson assessment quizzes. The courses cover quality improvement, patient safety, leadership, patient- and family-centered care, managing health care operations, and population health. Complete all the courses and earn a certificate of completion that you can proudly display on your resume, showing future employers you’re passionate about improving systems and care for patients. (The courses are free for students, residents, faculty, and users from the least developed countries. Professionals can purchase a one-year subscription or organizations can purchase training for a group.)
•Access a growing collection of tools and resources that complement the teaching from the courses. Case studies, improvement stories, and glossaries provide additional learning opportunities for students and staff.
•Watch an ever-changing assortment of videos that highlight student achievements, new ideas in health care, and opinions from expert leaders in health care.
•Get a new tip every week about improving health care. Long or short, each pointer will provide an actionable idea that will help you uncover new ways to improve the care you provide and the joy in your profession.
•Follow us on Twitter to get up-to-the-second updates on health care news and trends, advice from expert faculty, and ideas from our worldwide community of improvers.
The IHI Open School is part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an independent not-for-profit located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The IHI focuses on motivating and building the will for change; identifying and testing new models of care in partnership with both patients and health care professionals; and ensuring the broadest possible adoption of best practices and effective innovations.