Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Quality Improvement in the Emergency Department


As part of the programme participants learn excellent techniques for, improving processes andimplementing change in the Emergency Department, but they also developabilities that are highly portable across the organization and internationally. 

Upcoming course dates

  • Thursday, 4 April 2019  (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • Understand the evolution and guiding principles of Quality Improvement & Lean Healthcare
  • Identify the role of QI in the healthcare workplace
  • Identify the role of Lean in improving the patient care pathway
  • Appreciate the collaborative and team elements of successful Lean outcomes in a clinical environment
  • Understand the five key Emergency Medicine Quality Improvement tools
  • Understand the link between QI, your patients and patient value
  • Understand how to identify Muda – the 7 “wastes”
Who is this course suitable for? All healthcare professionals working directly or indirectly with the Emergency Department.
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.

Mr Padraig Kelly, RCSI Lean Healthcare Black Belt

CPD points 6
Location RCSI, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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