Table 3

Participants’ knowledge of quality improvement before and after the AQSI

NPre-AQSIPost-AQSId*P value
Mean multiple choice test score (SD)17271.9 (12.7)79.4 (13.2)0.58P<0.001
Mean adapted QIKAT (SD)†14355.7 (16.3)61.8 (14.7)0.39P<0.001
  • *Cohen’s d.

  • †QIKAT;  N for the adapted QIKAT was 143 as this assessment was implemented in year 2 of the programme.

  • AQSI, Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement; QIKAT, Quality Improvement Knowledge Assessment Tool.