Facilitated Virtual Mini-Programs

Facilitated Virtual Mini-Programs offer physicians and their teams quick and effective learning sessions on how to address core areas in their practice. These condensed programs offer physicians constructive information and tools to take back to their primary care practice. They are also provided with certified, topic-specific virtual learning modules with supplemental in-clinic facilitation and will also have access to self-directed online resources tailored to their experience.

Participation

Physicians are required to attend a total of three two-hour virtual learning events, once a month over the course of three months. Physicians are encouraged to include staff as participants. A Practice Facilitator may also support in-clinic quality improvement implementation.

Facilitated Virtual Mini-Programs

There will be three Facilitated Virtual Mini-Programs offered in the evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., on the following dates:

  • Virtual Mini-Program 1 - Mar 2, 2021, Mar 23, 2021 and Apr 6, 2021
  • Virtual Mini-Program 2 - April 27, 2021, May 25, 2021, and June 22, 2021
  • Virtual Mini-Program 3 - Oct 12, 2021, Nov 9, 2021, and Dec 7, 2021

Mini-Program 3: Caring for My Patients' Common Issues

Identify and improve processes for common issues that are a big part of your daily practice; prescription renewals, screening, and planning for panel based care.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the concept of panel management and outline the benefits of using panel management techniques in primary care delivery
  • Plan for patient populations based on resources available; EMR, Physician Panel Report
  • Use existing clinic information (EMRs, billing data, etc.) to support patient panel identification & management
  • Create a clinic team to lead QI initiative(s)
  • Outline the sequence to achieve change, including the Model for Quality Improvement
  • Develop and test strategies for patient screening
  • Develop and test strategies for prescription renewals
  • Describe how to negotiate roles and responsibilities within teams

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Memorial University for up to 6 Mainpro+® credits.


Mini-Program 1: So Many Patients, Not Enough Me

Calm the chaos by building your internal team, knowing which patients are yours, and testing ways the team can help you plan patient-centred care. So Many Patients, Not Enough Me provides testing and learning activities to apply in practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify continuity changes that are most relevant to "my practice context"
  • Describe a team-based approach to care and how a care team can affect patient access
  • Create a clinic team to lead QI initiative(s)
  • Develop, test and apply strategies to increase continuity
  • Outline the sequence to achieve change, including the Model for Quality Improvement
  • Define and maintain a patient panel list in practice
  • Develop processes for panel identification and ongoing verification and maintenance
  • Describe how to negotiate roles and responsibilities within teams

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Memorial University for up to 6 Mainpro+® credits.

Registration now closed!


Mini-Program 2: Home On Time

Optimize the team and resources available for better quality, office flow and efficiency. Home On Time uses basic QI methods to test changes to help you "get home on time".

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe common practice efficiency issues in primary care
  • Outline the benefits of enhancing practice efficiency (eg. more physician time...)
  • Analyze practice to identify potential changes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Develop and test strategies for reduced interruptions / delays during daily visit routines
  • Create a clinic team to lead QI initiative(s)
  • Outline the sequence to achieve change, including the Model for Quality Improvement
  • Explain the concept of quality culture, its importance for patient care and safety, and recognize elements of quality and safety culture in practice
  • Describe how to negotiate roles and responsibilities within teams

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Memorial University for up to 6 Mainpro+® credits.

Registration now closed!