Physicians and clinicians looking to build quality improvement into their daily practice are encouraged to apply for the Clinical Quality Improvement Program (CQIP). Registration is now open for the sixth cohort.
The 10-month course is a mix of theory and experiential learning, along with individual coaching and a community of practice. Participants in the course must identify and lead a hands-on improvement project that fits this definition of clinical quality improvement. The course culminates in a capstone event where participants present of the findings of this project.
CQIP is designed for actively practising physicians and clinicians in a clinical context or setting from across Saskatchewan. CQIP is for all care settings—including long-term, community, acute and primary care.
While participants do not require previous quality improvement experience to take this program, some exposure is recommended. CQIP’s focus is on clinical quality improvement, but the knowledge and skills developed through this program can be applied to a diverse range of improvement projects.
This sixth cohort also marks the return of CQIP to in-person learning. Programming for the previous cohort was moved online in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information or to register, please visit the CQIP website.
Modelled on the internationally recognized mini-Advanced Training Program at Intermountain Healthcare in Utah, Saskatchewan’s CQIP program combines classroom and online learning with individual coaching and a community of practice. CQIP is accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Applications for the sixth cohort of CQIP opened June 17 and will close on Sept. 9, 2022.
Past projects can be viewed on the HQC website.