Multi-voting & Prioritization

Authors: Katharine Schlag, MSN, RN and John D. Voss, MD
Credit/contact hours: .25
Estimated time to complete: 20 minutes
Publication Date: Jan. 8, 2020
Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2026



This module describes two further tools in the idea generation group: multi-voting and use of a prioritization matrix. These tools will help the team come to consensus on priorities for testing and implementation.

Note: This course is eligible for ACPE credit.

You Will Learn

  • Describe the multi-voting technique to narrow a list of choices for change implementation
  • Describe use of a decision matrix to prioritize ideas for action planning
  • Identify opportunities to use multi-voting and decision matrix in healthcare quality improvement

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again, if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close the tab.