IHI Open School – Fort Worth Chapter
An organization for like-minded, interdisciplinary students, interested in patient safety and improved quality of care. The IHI Open School provides opportunities for students to learn about patient safety and healthcare quality improvement through networking, working on quality improvement projects, and attending and presenting at national conferences.
- The open school currently consists of 69 members
- Participating students are from all UNTHSC Disciplines (TCOM, Pharmacy, SPH, SHP, & GSBS).
- General meetings occur once/month. Officer meetings occur bi-monthly.
- All members are required to complete the IHI Basic Certificate
Food and good health
SaferCare Texas partnered with Cuisine for Healing to assist those combating life-threatening diseases to understand how healthy food can help the body in the healing process. Over 70,000 meals have been provided over the last eight years for low income, homebound clients in need.
Asthma 411 is a comprehensive evidence-based program that equips school nurses with the necessary training and resources to quickly respond to a child in respiratory distress. With a physician’s standing orders, a school nurse can quickly assess a student who is having difficulty breathing and administer nebulized albuterol to help the child breathe better. Continuing education training for school nurses is provided as part of the program