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Overview

Suitable for anyone with an interest in quality improvement (QI), this education course is an informative and collaborative day covering subjects essential to leading and participating in successful quality improvement initiatives.
Date
Thursday 24 March 2022
Venue
Hotel Brooklyn, Manchester - M1 3HP
CPD
5 credits
If you're interested in QI this course is for you, whether you're in the middle of a project, just getting started or still thinking about what you might do in the future.

You'll enjoy lectures and practical group challenges from a faculty ranging across the entire multidisciplinary team, including patient representatives. You're encouraged to bring your own QI projects to work on; you'll work with your small group to practice using QI tools and to share learning.

The way we deliver healthcare has changed rapidly in the last 18 months. This course helps you use QI as a feasible and flexible approach to help guide and measure the impact of these changes and improve service delivery.


Learning objectives

  • To understand QI principles, particularly in contrast to audit and research
  • To understand and apply QI tools including process mapping, the Model for Improvement, Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) cycles, driver diagrams and run charts
  • To understand the importance of engaging stakeholders effectively within your QI project and be able to apply stakeholder mapping exercise
  • To gain confidence in utilising tools developed by BSR to support QI, harnessing data from the National Early Inflammatory Arthritis Audit, Lupus audit and Choosing Wisely recommendations
  • To gain confidence in leading and supporting others in QI initiatives

Pricing

Level 1

Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic, pharma representatives and international

£195
+VAT

Level 2

Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor

£145
+VAT

Level 3

Nurse, allied health professional, nurse, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£110
+VAT

Level 1

Consultant, allied specialty consultant, clinical academic, pharma representatives and international

£295
+VAT

Level 2

Rheumatology specialty trainee, foundation trainee, GP, non-clinical scientist, research fellow and specialty doctor

£220
+VAT

Level 3

Nurse, allied health professional, nurse, psychologists, physician associates, pharmacists, retired and other

£165
+VAT

2022 programme

Morning sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

10:00-10:20

Introduction and icebreakers

10:20-11:15

Session 1: understanding the problem. Including introducing improvement science and systems thinking, Background to QI (vs audit/research) Understanding the proroblem and developing an aim and stakeholder engagement

11:15-11:35

Break

11:35-13:00

Session 2 - Mapping the problem. Including process mapping, model for improvement, driver diagrams and change ideas

13:00-14:00

Lunch

Afternoon sessions

TIME

SESSION

SPEAKERS

14:00-15:00

Session 3: Measurement for improvement. Including Measurement and run charts, PDSA cycles and smart aims

15:00-15:20

Break

15:20-16:00

Session 3: Engaging stakeholders. Including stakeholder mapping, patient engagement, smart aims

16:00-16:30

Session 4: What next?

Bursary

If you're a trainee or allied health professional member, apply for an education bursary for this course; you could access up to £200 towards the cost of the registration fee. Applications for 2022 bursaries will open in January.

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