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Developing and Leading System Improvement, PLI Physician Leadership Course
Start Date: 1/13/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 1/14/2017End Time: 4:30 PM
Event Description:

Event is currently at capacity/full


Capability in quality improvement (QI) science is essential to meet the challenge of improving outcomes across the health care system. As leaders playing a key role in engaging all health care professionals, you must have practical experience with QI tools and methods. This course provides
an introduction to QI methods, including a focus on efficiency and access, through lecture, small-group work and hands-on learning, where you will have the opportunity to develop a plan for improving an area of your own system.

Who should take this course

This course is open to anyone, particularly new or aspiring physician managers & leaders.

Learning objectives:
• Describe the theory and science of Quality Improvement (QI) in healthcare
• Discuss common sources of waste in healthcare
• Apply tools that reveal and explore patterns and processes within your system
• Explain and apply the Model for Improvement in healthcare
• Discuss techniques for identifying ideas for improvement / change in health care
• Apply course content to a quality improvement agenda in the context of your organization


Katherine Stevenson, B.A, B.Sc., M.Sc.

Kishore Visvanathan, MD


Two day session • Jan 13-14, 2017 • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Canad Inns Health Sciences Centre, 720 William Ave, Winnipeg, MB

Registration Deadline: December 16, 2016 (space is limited)

To register for this course, please visit the short URL link at

Course fee: $500

CCME Credits: This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 13.0 Mainpro-M1 credits. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved for a maximum of 13.0 credits. Participants should only claim credit for the actual number of hours attended.

Location Information:
Off Campus
Contact Information:
Name: Amanda Osorio
Phone: 204-594-5348
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