Best Practices in Launching a QM Initiative
Launch and Learn - Together Everyone Achieves More with QM
Himani Trivedi, Manager, Instructional Design, DeVry Education Group
Himani Trivedi serves as the Manager of Instructional Design department at DeVry Education Group. She has a creative team of Instructional Designers working with her to bring innovations in the courses! Himani also teaches online for DeVry University. She has been involved in the QM initiative since 2013.
Anne Marie Hodges, Web Development Manager, Chamberlain College of Nursing
Anne Marie Hodges serves as Web Development Manager for course production of online Graduate Programs for Chamberlain College of Nursing. She is the institution's QM Coordinator supporting faculty/administration with implementation of the Quality Matter initiative. She has worked in higher education since 2006, and involved in QM initiatives since 2009.
Joyce Whitlatch, Assistant Professor, Chamberlain College of Nursing
Dr. Joy Whitlatch is an assistant professor for the RN to BSN degree completion option at Chamberlain College of Nursing. She has more than 40 years of experience in nursing practice and education. Dr. Whitlatch is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and the National League for Nursing.
The audience will learn that it takes a TEAM to implement a QM initiative. We will describe an implementation plan, highlight data showing progress of success, and identify best practices and challenges involved in implementing QM in a nursing program. The presentation will showcase resources that encourage colleague engagement. Reflections from various colleagues (including administrator, faculty, and instructional designer) will be included. Goody bags will be available to the participants.
Learning Objectives
Introduce and describe progress in implementing QM at DeVry University.
Identify best practices and challenges involved in planning and writing a plan.
Discuss resources developed that encourage colleague engagement with QM.
Audience: Faculty 
Audience: Administrator
Audience: Instructional Designer