Successful passing of IBQH examination requires good understanding of study materials; hence, it is highly recommended to attend the IBQH preparation courses conducted by team of experts of ASQH in different countries (currently in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates). The course will include lectures that cover all parts of the examination in addition to training on case scenarios and real exam questions.
Moreover, the online certified courses of continuous medical education (CME) by the ASQH, will also help you much and will certainly harness your skills in the field quality in healthcare.
Further readings are preferable and the following sources are recommended:
Handbook for Improvement, (3rd Edition). 209 10th Avenue South, Suite 154, Nashville, TN 37203.
The Healthcare Quality Handbook: A Professional Resource and Study Guide by Janet A. Brown, RN, CPHQ, published by JB Quality Solutions, Inc., 2309 Paloma Street, Pasadena, California 91104, international 626-797-3074, FAX 626-797-3864.
Hospital Peer Review, published by American Health Consultants, Inc., 3525 Piedmont Road, Building Six, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30305, international 404-262-7436, 800-688-2421, FAX 404-262-7837.
Journal for Healthcare Quality published by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), 4700 W. Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025-1485, 800-966-9392, international 847-375-4720, FAX 847-375-6320
Managing Performance Measurement Data in HealthCare, published by Joint Commission Resources, One Renaissance Blvd., Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, 630-792-5800, Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 00-110892, International Standard Book No. 0-86688-693-1
Statistics by Martin Sternstein, Ph.D., Barron’s EZ-101 Study Keys, published by Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 250 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788, Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 94-4069, International Standard Book No. 0-8120-1869-9.
The Memory Jogger, a Pocket Guide of Tools for Continuous Improvement, 2nd Edition, published by GOAL/QPC, 2 Manor Parkway, Salem, NH 03079, 800-643-4316, international 603-893-1944, FAX 603-870-9122
The Memory Jogger Plus+ by Michael Brassard, 1989, First Edition, published by GOAL/QPC, 2 Manor Parkway, Salem, NH 03079, 800-643-4316, international 603-893-1944, FAX 603-870-9122
The Team Handbook: How To Use Teams To Improve Quality, 2nd Edition, by Peter R. Scholtes, published by Oriel Incorporated, 3800 Regent St., PO Box 5445, Madison, WI 53705-0445, international 608-238-8134
The Team Memory Jogger, A Pocket Guide for Team Members, published by GOAL/QPC, 2 Manor Parkway, Salem, NH 03079, 800-207-5813, international 603-893-1944, FAX 603-870-9122.