Standard 10 – Quality Improvement

The DSMES services Quality Coordinator will measure the impact and effectiveness of DSMES services and identify areas for improvement by conducting a systematic evaluation of process and outcome data.

Tools to Satisfy Standard 10


ADCES Tool to Satisfy Standard 10 pdf icon[PDF – 317 KB]external icon:
This tool outlines the components needed for your application for Standard 10.

Sample CQI Plan:  Transportation Barrierpdf iconexternal icon
This is an example of a CQI plan on DSMES access due to a transportation barrier.

Sample CQI Plan:  Increasing Attendancepdf iconexternal icon
This CQI plan aims to increase attendance to DSMES by promoting awareness among providers and persons with diabetes.


CQI Toolkit pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]external icon:
This resource explains what is required by ADA to meet Standard 10 and contains worksheets, templates, and examples of CQI projects.

Page last reviewed: February 3, 2021