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Virtual Yellowbelt Class February 2022

Value Institute Learning Center Yellowbelt training provides students with a broad introduction to the tools used in process improvement work. Individuals with Yellowbelt training will have the tools they need to be active participants in department-level improvement work and to lead their own small scale improvement projects.

Yellowbelt students will learn the history of continuous improvement, the role of Yellowbelts in improvement work and the five DMAIC steps of process improvement: define, measure, analyze, improve, and control.

This class requires use of a computer or laptop with high speed internet. The class cannot be taken via a smart phone or tablet. Use of a web camera is strongly encouraged to ensure you are able to fully participate in the interactive class activities.

Activity Details
Start Date:  February 1, 2022
End Date:  February 4, 2022
Time:  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:  Virtual (WebEx)

Registration is online and by credit card only. 

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Registration closes one week prior to class on January 25, 2022.

The registration fees are as follows:

  • D-H Employees and Member Organizations: No Charge
    • Alice Peck Day
    • Cheshire Medical Center
    • Mt. Ascutney Hospital
    • New London Hospital
    • VNH of NH & VT
  • D-H Partners: $250
    • Dartmouth College
    • New Hampshire Hospital
    • WRJ VA Hospital
  • NEAH Members: $350
  • All others: $500 per student

For information on group rates, group registration or on-location courses please email VILearningCenter@hitchcock.org for more information.

Preregistration and payment required. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

Please review our Value Institute Learning Center course cancellation policy:


This course has no prerequisites.

Requirements for Successful Completion

To be considered a Trained Yellowbelt, you must:

  • attend and participate in each day of training
  • take the post-class exam and score 80% or higher.
  • Submit a class evaluation. 

An email with this information and links are provided at the end of class.


To earn Yellowbelt Certification you must complete an improvement project that utilizes the tools and methodologies taught in class. This may be done either independently on a work-related project, or as a member of a Greenbelt team that has completed a project.

Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this learning activity, (100% of) participants will be able to apply process improvement methodology in order to support the development of a High Reliability Organization focused on a Culture of Safety and Patient Centered Care.

Learning Objectives
  • Lead a small-scale improvement.
  • Participate as an active member of a DMAIC improvement project team.
  • Utilize primary quality improvement tools in daily problem solving activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 13 contact hours. 

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Type:     Live Activity
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