IHQSE Programs

The Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency (IHQSE) currently offers six educational training programs to the faculty and staff throughout the CU Anschutz Medical Campus:

CTP Team Discussion



The Certificate Training Program (CTP) is a year-long training program emphasizing development and enhancement of high-functioning Clinical Leadership Teams capable of systematically improving the quality, safety, cost and experience of care provided for patients across the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. 
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Ken teaching ITP


The Lean Training Program (LTP) course offered over three half-days that covers the fundamental principles of the Lean methodology and how to structure and lead improvement projects.
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The 6S Training program course is offered in two half-day sessions. Participants will learn the core concepts of the 6S organizational system, and will plan and implement that system to organize and reduce waste in their organization's work space.
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ITP Group Activity


The Introductory Training Program (ITP) is a one-day program emphasizing fundamental principles and skills necessary to design and participate in quality improvement initiatives in clinical settings.
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The Facilitative Leadership Course is a two-day course that offers program participants a transformational learning experience that expands their ability to lead sustainable change, generate greater engagement in an era of change fatigue, and bring out the best in individuals and teams while achieving outstanding results.
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The Quality and Safety Academy (QSA) Program is a four-half day series designed to provide relevant and applicable training in quality improvement and patient safety to CU residents, fellows, and faculty.
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Upcoming Trainings



Jeff Glasheen, MD
IHQSE Director

IHQSE Administrative Support


Anschutz Medical Campus
Leprino Building, 9th Floor 
12401 E. 17th Avenue,
Campus Box L-963
Aurora, CO 80045