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Attendee, Engage to Improve in a Virtual World Learning Series



Open to Interior Region, Patient partners from Interior Region


Do you think better results are produced when all members of a team are able to contribute? Do you want to surface the best ideas for the problems you’re facing today? And are you currently challenged to do this in a virtual environment? If you answered yes to these questions, then this learning opportunity is for you!

Open to: Patient partners from Interior Region

Lead Organization or Department

BC Patient Safety & Quality Council


This workshop will be particularly useful for people working virtually and co-designing meetings on collaborative health system improvement initiatives (e.g. PCN, health system re-design etc).

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of inform on the spectrum of engagement. The promise to you is that you will be provided with balanced and objective information to assist in understanding alternatives and solutions.


Live in the Interior Health Region • Not have attended or been sponsored by BCPSQC in the past 4 years to attend any conference or learning opportunity (including IHI, San’yas etc). • If you have a strong interest in this work but have not yet completed a PVN orientation and Volunteer Agreement, are unsure if your experience is a good fit or feel another format of engagement would work better with your availability, please contact Cathy Almost


Number of Vacancies: 2 • Date: Wednesdays 1.5 hours x 4, Thursday 1 hour x4 (total 8 weeks) • Time: to be determined, probably during business hours • Location: Zoom


If you would like to participate in this opportunity, but have concerns about your internet provider and data limit, please contact Cathy Almost ( and we can identify solutions. Otherwise, no expenses are anticipated.


The BCPSQC Learning & Capability Development team works to build capability and capacity for improvement through a variety of avenues: Quality Academy, Board & Executive Learning Series, Quality Forum, online learning opportunities like the #QualityChat and Quality Café that are open to anyone and free to join as well as in-person workshops – such as this upcoming session. The workshop is interactive, and will explore various approaches to virtual meetings and Liberating Structures. The focus of the session will include components of virtual meetings and how to engage to problem solve and move forward as a team. We’ll also translate theory into practice by providing an opportunity to try facilitating these different types of virtual sessions and equip participants to apply what they learn in their own context at the Thursday sessions for one hour, known as the Sandbox. By the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Identify new strategies to enhance team and stakeholder engagement online • Apply creative techniques to generate ideas and solve complex problems • Create opportunities to empower teams, facilitate change and inspire innovation

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Cathy Almost
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Northern Region

From Our Community

Christine Wallsworth

Patient Partner, Vancouver

Christine Wallsworth

Patient and family partners should not be a check box on research proposals! They need to be involved right from the start. I know patient and family partners are doing their part by providing their knowledge to researchers from their lived experience.  It’s a win-win for us to work together through PVN to make sure our input drives improvements.