Pre-conference courses

 

Virtual

 

Creating healthy work culture through trauma informed leadership

Register early as space is limited to 32 participants

 

Faculty: Jennifer Williams, MD, FRCPC and Jodi Ploquin, MSc, Senior Consultant, Medical Staff Wellness, Diversity and Leadership Development

Date/Time:  April 7-8, 2022

Price: $1050 for CMA/CSPL members and $1400 for non-members. Residents can contact pli@cma.ca  for a promo code to receive a further discount

 

Description

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has experienced a collective trauma. There is particular concern for the long-term impact to healthcare workers who have been serving on the frontlines through the active phase of this pandemic.  As a profession, Canadian physicians already demonstrated disproportionally higher rates of burnout, depression, and suicidal ideation before the pandemic. This was already a traumatized workforce. Further mental health impacts and workforce shortages are predicted amongst healthcare workers post-pandemic. Current medical leaders may be unaware of the role trauma plays at the individual, team, and system level (patient safety, quality, cost). This course equips leaders with new wellness-informed leadership skills to foster recovery, build wellness and promote post-traumatic growth in the healthcare workforce. This interactive workshop facilitates a shift to a wellness-informed mindset and provides participants the ability to apply key wellness-informed leadership practices at the individual, team, and system level.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the types of traumas experienced by physicians.
  • Examine the impacts of trauma at the individual, team, and system level.
  • Reframe physician burnout through a trauma lens.
  • Discover the principles of Trauma Informed (TI) approaches.
  • Analyze how to translate TI principles into leadership practice.
  • Recognize how TI principles apply at the system level to create trauma-informed teams and trauma-informed healthcare organizations.
  • Develop an action plan to bring TI principles to your leadership practice with team/organizational metrics to measure culture shift.

 

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In-person pre-conference course

 

Strategies for Managing Unprofessional Behaviours

Register early as space is limited to 24 participants

 

Faculty: Tom Lloyd, LLM, MB ChB, MD, MRCS, MFFLM, Director, Saegis Safety Institute,Chris Gillies, BComm (Hons), MCHM, PMP

Chief of Medical & Academic Affairs Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), ON

Date/Time:  This is 10-hour course that will take place on May 4-5 (full day on the 4th and half day on the 5th)

Price: $1400  for CMA/CSPL members / Non-members

 

Description

The Strategies for Managing Unprofessional Behaviour supports healthcare leaders and managers as well as those who wish to grow into leadership positions, recognize and address behaviours that can be disruptive to the healthcare team in an efficient and empathic way.

 

  • Explore the definition of unprofessional behaviour and its impact on patient safety and the members of healthcare teams.
  • Introduce Just Culture principle
  • Identify tools and strategies that will help leaders address unprofessional behaviour
  • Apply these new tools and skills through various case studies.

 

The course also includes a pre-course survey to establish participants’ understanding and management of unprofessional behaviour.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Confidently implement institutional policies and procedures for managing unprofessional behaviours
  • Effectively utilize a staged approach to defuse unprofessional behaviours
  • Describe how to enhance a professional workplace culture that leads to safe patient care
  • Explain how to support clinicians whether reporting or displaying unprofessional behaviour

 

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In-person pre-conference course

 

A Day in the Life…

Register early as space is limited to 50 participants

 

Faculty: Ming-Ka Chan, MD; Graham Dickson, PhD; Victor Do, MD; Johny Van Aerde, MD, PhD

Date/time: May 5, 2022

Price: $595 for CMA/CSPL members / $695 for Non-members / $195 for medical students / residents

 

Who should attend this course:

  • up-and-coming and early career physician leaders
  • established physician leaders, mentors, or medical supervisors who want to understand and learn how to support their colleagues, near peers, and learners
  • physicians who want to learn how to use less known facilitating skills for meetings and educational sessions

 

In an interactive environment, evidence-informed best practices will be interwoven with narratives of day-to-day experiences, improv, and simulation as well as small group activities and large group conversations for the following topics:

 

  1. What does the transition from the clinician medical expert to medical influencer and leader mean: the WHY and the HOW.
  2. How can leaders build relationships and relationship-centered care to create a health care environment of belonging, dignity, and psychological safety (based on sociologic and neuroscientific model e.g., SCARF).
  3. Engagement through the art of conversation: what to say, how to say it, how to ask questions and listen, and how to navigate conflict.
  4. Making teams efficient, successful, and fun – tools, tips, and tricks.
  5. Mitigating conflict and handling value polarities.

 

 

 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the WHY and the HOW for transitioning from medical expert to medical leader
  • Discuss the tools that help create a healthcare environment of psychological safety and belonging
  • Experiment using improv and group conversations to have safe conversations and minimize destructive conflict
  • Use skills and tools to develop and maintain teams that are successful and supportive
  • Mitigate conflict for value-based polarities

 

 

 

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Virtual

 

 

Leading Sustainable Health Systems

Partnership between CASCADES and CMA Joule Physician Leadership Institute

Register early as space is limited to 32 participants

 

Date/Time:  Every Wednesday evening 6:30-9:00 PM ET between May 11 - June 1, 2022

Price: $1050 for CMA/CSPL members and $1400 for non-members. Residents can contact pli@cma.ca for a promo code to receive a further discount

 

Description

Climate change is recognized as the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century. Canada’s healthcare system is a large, resource-intensive sector of the Canadian economy; it is responsible for at least 4.6% of GHG and 5.1% of carbon dioxide emissions annually and ranks second in per capita health system emissions globally. There are many opportunities for the health sector to develop and implement sustainability interventions that protect, promote, and prioritize health. Through case studies and group discussion, participants will gain knowledge, develop skills, and forge collaborations that will help them advocate for and participate in a bottom-up and top-down shift toward a more environmentally sustainable health system. Participants will hear from experts in sustainable care, explore practical examples of national and international sustainable clinical practices and examine how to integrate sustainability in quality improvement practices within a health team, department or organization.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the environmental impacts of the health sector and the business case for moving towards more sustainable healthcare practices
  • Identify the characteristics of sustainable care and recognize opportunities for sustainable improvement
  • Approach sustainability interventions and system change through a quality Improvement and leadership lens
  • Outline a strategy for testing a sustainability intervention and evaluating impact
  • Explain the concept of sustainable value and why it is an important lens to help quantify the environmental impact in the health system
  • Learn the critical steps to implement a sustainable quality improvement framework in a health organization/department/team
  • Learn how to normalize environmental sustainability in healthcare culture and practice to facilitate culture change
  • Identify leadership strategies to articulate a sustainable health vision, mobilize resources and scale up sustainability actions
  • Identify strategies to continue to advocate and influence change within health organizations
  • Learn what other companies/practitioners are doing in support of healthcare sustainability.

 

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updated April 26,  2022