Quality & Safety Academy

The Quality & Safety Academy equips participants with the foundations of
quality improvement & patient safety work in the clinical setting.

700+ Graduates since 2018
100% completed patient safety review
60+ graduates trained in QI & PS
90% recommend

Program Overview

The Quality & Safety Academy (QSA) provides a series of workshops designed to build foundational knowledge in quality improvement and patient safety. Program content builds on itself to support progressive acquisition of competency, and program elements are targeted to specific stages of development across the spectrum of participants. The content is appropriate for those without prior training or those interested in building their knowledge and skills in order to lead or coach in quality/safety work. The core content areas are Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, and Healthcare Systems and Culture.


Mix and match single sessions or take all six.


Learn from expert faculty, no matter where you are.


Our maximum student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1.


We offer discounted rates, custom dates & tailored content.

Workshop Sessions

Each session is approximately 3-hours long.

Session2024-2025 Dates & Times*
Quality Improvement & Change Management

August 8: 1-4 p.m. MT

August 21: 1-4 p.m. MT
Applied Patient SafetyAugust 15: 1-4 p.m. MT
Acquiring Data to Drive ChangeSeptember 5: 1-4 p.m. MT
Designing for ChangeSeptember 11: 1-4 p.m. MT
Spreading Change Locally and NationallySeptember 191-4 p.m. MT

Coaching and Teaching Quality Improvement

October 2: 1-4 p.m. MT

*(ALL sessions will be held virtually on Zoom)



The QSA offers three ways to develop your skills. 

Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency (IHQSE)

CU Anschutz

Leprino Building

12401 E. 17th Avenue

Mail Stop L963

Aurora, CO 80045


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