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Approx. 17 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to Applying TPS or Lean to Healthcare

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 42 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Why Toyota Production System (Lean)?9m
What are the Fundamental Principles of Lean (TPS)?11m
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

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Waste Reduction

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
5S8m
Reducing Waste in Diagnostic Testing (Part 1)9m
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

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Standardized Work and Preparing for Value Stream Mapping

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Standardized Work (Part 2)6m
Standardized Work (Part 3)7m
Standardized Work (Part 4)6m
Medication Administration Video6m
1 reading
Standardized Work10m
1 practice exercise
Standardized Work20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Value Stream & Process Mapping, RIEs, and Leveling Flow

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Value Streams (Part 2)6m
Process Mapping7m
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

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