Wolff - Legos: Lessons From Lean 7.18.22
This course is a hands-on, highly-interactive class that teaches the principles of Lean through the use of teams working together to build specified Lego bricks. Lean is a methodology for improvement that has been used in many industries to improve flow and outcomes by reducing waste. By attending the Legos class, you will learn a lens to view your work processes in a new light and come away with tangible strategies for improving your workflow.
The class is applicable to all staff, clinical and non-clinical, and staff at all levels of the organization.
- To learn the principles of lean – push vs. pull, one-by-one vs. batching, leveling workload, use of visual cues.
- To understand how to apply the principles of lean to your real-life work.
- To understand how to look at work as a process and to be able to break down the process to constituent parts.
- Legos Activity
- Fundamental ‘rules’ of Lean Production.
- How lean changes impact productivity, efficiency & satisfaction.
- Visual signals
- Pace and 1 X 1
- Push versus pull system
- Application to real world
The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses
Lisa Sheehan MSN, RN, VA-BC, Programmatic Nurse Specialist
Stephanie E. Knoch, Improvement Specialist
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
Accreditation and credit designation
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2.0 contact hours.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 2.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 2.00 Attendance