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Health care is a complex system, and we know that improving the quality of care requires knowledge, skill and confidence in a number of areas. That’s why our learning programs tackle improvement subjects, including, but not limited, to change management, leading and engaging people, improving culture, and measuring performance. We incorporate the latest research and evidence, emerging trends, and the fundamentals of improvement.

Our learning opportunities range from one-hour webinars to eight-month professional development programs, and are designed for participants with a variety of backgrounds and roles. Explore this section to find a learning opportunity that’s right for you.


Quality Academy

Quality Academy

The Quality Academy is a 6-month professional development program. Participants attend five in-person residency sessions and lead a quality project within their organizations.

6 months
In-person (varying locations)
 $1995 + GST
Next up: Cohort 16 (April – Sept 2018)

Clinician Quality Academy

Clinician Quality Academy

The Clinician Quality Academy is an 8-month professional development program. The aim is to provide participants with the capability to effectively lead quality and safety initiatives in the process of improving health care quality.

 8 months
In-person (varying locations)
 $1495 + GST
Next up: Cohort 3 (April – Nov 2018)

Quality Forum

Quality Forum

The Quality Forum is our annual three-day conference. The first day hosts full-day sessions, as well as our evening Health Talks event. The following two days features our main programming: plenary speakers, presentations and workshops.

3 days
Vancouver, BC
 $150 – $425 + GST
Next up: Quality Forum 2019 (Feb 26-28)

Quality Café

Quality Café

Quality Café is a free one-hour lunch and learn series that takes place on the third Wednesday of every month at 12:00 PM PST. Each Café features a new guest and topic related to improving quality of care.

1 hour
Online
 Free
Next up: Getting to Yes! Where Behavioural Science Meets QI (April 18)

Workshops

We regularly offers a catalogue of workshops, seminars and mini-courses on different topics related to improving patient safety and quality of care in BC.

1 day
 In-person (varying locations)
 $100 + GST
Next up: Data-Driven Improvement (May 29)

Board & Executive Quality Learning Series

Board & Executive Quality Learning Series

Seven Board & Executive Quality Learning sessions have taken place since 2011. The series builds knowledge, skills and confidence in the core components of improving the quality and safety of health care.

1 day
 Vancouver, BC
$85 + GST
Next up: Session 8 (Feb 26, 2019)

Internships

Internships

We support teams in health care organizations to hire a fully-funded intern to advance their projects aimed at improving the health care system, while building the capacity of future quality improvement leaders.

225 hours
 Vancouver, BC
Next up: Apply by May 13 for internships.


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Key Contact

Shari McKeown
Director, Learning & Capability Development
smckeown@bcpsqc.ca