Quality Assurance and Accountability.
Paragraphs 3-1 through 3-18.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
3-1. Select the reasons for increased interest in quality
assessment and quality assurance in recent years.
3-2. Identify the difference between quality assessment and
3-3. Select events that were instrumental in the evolution of
quality assurance when given a list of historical events.
3-4. Identify organizations and legislation responsible for
regulating quality assurance.
3-5. Select three commonly accepted approach
methodologies used in the assessment of quality of care as
defined by Avedis Donabedian.
3-6. Identify the four components of the AMEDD's Quality
Assurance Program, in accordance with (IAW) AR 40-68.
3-7. Select hospital-wide quality assessment and
improvement activities required by the Joint Commission on
Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Manual
3-8. Select the committees that are a part of the Quality
Assurance Program IAW AR 40-68, when given a list of
various Army hospital committees.
After completing the assignment, complete the exercises for
this lesson. These exercises will help you to achieve the