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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks 2-5 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Introduction to Applying TPS or Lean to Healthcare

5 videos (Total 42 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
How Does a Health System Implement Lean (TPS)?9m
How and Why Did Denver Health Adopt Lean?6m
3 readings
Implementing Lean (TPS)10m
Additional Resources10m
Glossary of Lean Terms10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Applying TPS or Lean to Healthcare20m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Waste Reduction

5 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
5S8m
Reducing Waste in Diagnostic Testing (Part 2)7m
Reducing Waste in Diagnostic Testing (Part 3)9m
2 readings
Lesson 2 Waste Reduction10m
Additional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Waste in Health Care20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Standardized Work and Preparing for Value Stream Mapping

5 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Standardized Work (Part 4)6m
Medication Administration Video6m
1 reading
Standardized Work10m
1 practice exercise
Standardized Work20m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Value Stream & Process Mapping, RIEs, and Leveling Flow

7 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Rapid Improvement Events (RIE)8m
Leveling Flow (Part 1)4m
Leveling Flow (Part 2)6m
Leveling Clinic Flow - Lakesha Cotton8m
1 reading
Value stream and Process Mapping, and RIEs10m
1 practice exercise
Value Stream & process mapping, RIE, and leveling20m

Instructor

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Frederick S. Southwick, MD

Professor
College of Medicine

About University of Florida

The University of Florida (UF) is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in academic excellence, both on campus and online. Ranked in the top 10 of Public Universities, the University of Florida is the state’s oldest university and has a long established tradition of academic excellence. ...

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