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Audio Session and Presentation Slides from Nursing Management Congress 2017

Follow the journey of a 254-bed acute care medical center that embarked on a Lean Six Sigma project to study, analyze, and change patient flow in the organization. The facility exceeded its goals within 45 days, improving patient experience scores and our staff experience. Nine months post implementation of the project, the facility continues to hold the gains and improve the patient flow process.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define who is affected by inefficiency in throughput.
  2. Identify at least 2 metrics for tracking throughput.
  3. Define the cost and waste opportunities in a throughput project.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. (CE Broker Course #20-591955)

Test Code: NMC2017S222A
Published: October 2017
Expires: 9/6/2019
Sources: Nursing Management Congress 2017
Passing Score: 1/1 (100%)
Authors: Donna Crimmins-Bonnell BSN, RN, MHSM, CPHQ, LSSGB, Director Quality Services
Specialties: Management