There are many different training opportunities for the Audit, including classroom-based and live and recorded webinars. These trainings are hosted by IHS and other organizations and cover a variety of topics, including comprehensive use of the Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS), Diabetes Management System (DMS), and how to use the WebAudit.
Division of Diabetes Sponsored Training
Live Training Webinars
- Audit 2021 Orientation
Wednesday, February 3
3pm EST / 2pm CST / 1pm MST / 12pm PST / 11am AKST
This 90-minute webinar will provide guidance for conducting a diabetes Audit, including methods, resources, changes for 2021, and an introduction to the WebAudit. There will be time for questions, and it will be recorded for future viewing.
Recorded Training Webinars
Click on the Topic name to view. New webinars for Audit 2021 will be posted as they become available.
Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) / Diabetes Management System (DMS)
|2019||DMS Overview||Overview of DMS, including changes made in 2019 (Patch 12) and running the Audit. (2 minutes)|
|2019||Updating Diabetes Registries||Overview of the process for updating a diabetes registry using DMS. This webinar is intended for facilities that are running Audits on their diabetes registry. (11 minutes)|
|2019||Identifying Patients with Diagnosed Diabetes in RPMS||Overview of DMS tools for selecting patients to include in the Audit. This webinar is intended for facilities that are running Audits on a template of diabetes patients. (6 minutes)|
|2019||Maintaining Site-Populated Taxonomies||Overview of DMS taxonomies for the Diabetes Audit and how to update them. (12 minutes)|
|2019||Data Quality Check Report||Introduction to the DMS Data Quality Check report and how to use it. (8 minutes)|
|2019||Running the Audit||Overview of the process for running Audit 2019 using DMS. (8 minutes)|
|2020||Audit 2020 Orientation||Overview of the IHS Diabetes Audit, including changes for 2020, resources, methods, and an introduction to the WebAudit. (80 minutes)||Presentation Slides|
|2020||RPMS Diabetes Management System (DMS) Overview||Introduction to DMS, including: register maintenance, updating taxonomies, reviewing data quality, and creating Audit data files. (37 minutes)||Presentation Slides|
|2020||Audit 2020 Reports||Overview of changes to the Audit Report for 2020 and guidance for reading and reviewing Audit reports. (52 minutes)||Presentation Slides|
IHS Office of Information Technology (OIT) Sponsored Training
IHS OIT offers extensive training on using the RPMS, including classes on the DMS which cover the Audit. These classes are mostly classroom–based, hands on training. For a complete list of classes available, see the OIT National Training Schedule.
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) Sponsored Training
In addition to hosting classes for IHS OIT, NPAIHB offers three-day classroom-based training on using RPMS/DMS. For more information and a schedule of classes, see the NPAIHB website.