Principles in Patient Flow and Throughput

2 Days | 1.4 CEUs

This course presents common patient flow challenges and explores the system dynamics affecting patient throughput across the entire enterprise. We will cover industrial engineering concepts and tools you can use to develop metrics and conduct PI projects to evaluate and improve your institution's patient flow throughout the entire patient encounter.

What You Will Learn: 

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain key concepts of patient flow through an acute care hospital and various patient access points
  • Illustrate the importance of the emergency department in today’s environment
  • Develop hospital metrics to evaluate patient flow efficiency with respect to historical performance and industry benchmarks 

Course Content

Day 1 

  • What is Patient Troughput
  • Admission Sources
  • Bed Management/Bed Request
  • ED
  • PI Frameworks

Day 2 

  • Simulation
  • IP Flow - Care/Case Management
  • Discharge Process Improvement
CLASS CANCELLATION:

IISE reserves the right to cancel a class up to 15 business days prior to the scheduled start date

Registration Fee

SHS Member: $745
IISE Member: $795 Non-Member: $1,145

Course Schedule

Course ID: 2298 Jul 25 - 26, 2017 Norcross, GA Register

Course ID: 2452 Aug 7 - 8, 2018 Norcross, GA Register