Professional Education Course

Lean for Healthcare: Turnover Time Reduction

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Course Title: Lean for Healthcare: Turnover Time Reduction
Program ID: HLTH 1011P Subjects: Healthcare, Lean & Process Improvement

Sections

There are no sections available for registration to this course at this time. If you want to request an offering of this course, please contact us.

Course Description

The course is an introduction to the concepts, methods and approaches used for reducing the amount of time required to "change over" a resource and includes a hands-on simulation. Presentation content has been modified with healthcare examples and terminology. A healthcare specific simulation of an Operating Room environment has been created by adapting the current Lean Set-up Reduction simulation.

How You Will Benefit

Through participating in this course you will:

  • Recognize what is included in turnover time
  • Define turnover time reduction and its impact
  • Document and analyze a turnover time
  • Apply methods of waste reduction/elimination
  • Recognize how to standardize and sustain improvements

What Is Covered

Elements of the course include:

  • Basics of a Turnover
  • Documenting a Turnover
  • Separating Internal/External Steps
  • Exercise with "Making Coffee" Video
  • Attack the "Low Hanging Fruit"
  • Implement Improvements with Team
  • Swim Lanes
  • Implement Improvements with Team
  • Sustaining Improvements

Course Materials

Attendees will each receive a course notebook and materials for live simulations.

Course Administrator

Tim Israel

Instructors

Dick Mitchell

Certificate Information

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