PDSA and A3 Thinking in Lean Healthcare

All short courses are delivered 100% online and structured to fit the schedules of busy professionals.

Program Content & Structure

The following objectives will be achieved as part of the program content

  • Identify components of the PDSA cycle and the activities of each stage
  • Identify the meaning of each element of the FOCUS acronym
  • Identify potential areas for waste reduction in a healthcare setting
  • Explain A3 and how it works with PDSA in a healthcare environment

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Why this program?

This course presents PDCA, or more appropriately PDSA in the health service context, and A3 as a structured improvement method used by health service providers. The course introduces these tools and presents several examples of their application in implementing change, solving problems, and continuously improving processes in the health sector. It also covers two important team aspects to achieve these goals – communication and basic project management. A relevant health sector case study provides a context for the concepts taught and course learnings are reinforced through review questions at the end.

Who is this program for?

This program is aimed at health professionals such as Quality Administrators, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Laboratory Technologists and Program Managers from organizations across the health sector including hospitals, health authorities, mental health and addictions, youth services, long term care, public and community health.

Learn From Leaders

All our Lean Healthcare belt programs are developed and delivered by accomplished Lean Healthcare and clinical experts. Experts who have worked at the coalface and have tangible experience putting theory to practical use in real world environments.

Shrikant Kelkar

With over 10 years of experience working with multiple Fortune 500 companies across Asia, Europe and North America, Shrikant has coached teams on strategy development, process improvement using Lean methodologies, and has helped build high performing teams at the front line. A mechanical engineer, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a co-active life coach, Shrikant developed his passion for continuous improvement and Lean thinking whilst working at FedEx in the Middle East in a strategy...

Key Information

This course presents PDCA, or more appropriately PDSA in the healthcare context, and A3 as a structured improvement method used in healthcare organizations. The course introduces these tools and presents several examples of their application in implementing change, solving problems, and continuously improving processes in the healthcare sector. It also covers two important team aspects to achieve these goals - team communication and project management.

Completion Timeframe
2 hours
Level
Intermediate

Program Fees & Enrolment

The program fees per region are outlined below. All prices are exclusive of tax.

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Europe - Ireland

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Co. Cork,
Ireland,
P24 R960

Tel: +353 (21) 4855863

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com

North America - Canada

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Toronto, ON,
M4T 1N5,
Canada

Tel: +1 (416) 637 5074

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Oceania - Australia

LEI Group Australia
1/76 Heller St
BRUNSWICK WEST
VIC 3055

Tel: + 61 (03) 9854 6136

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com