The first day of the on-boarding session informed and inspired SPRINT teams, equipping them with a core understanding of emotional, technical, and strategic competencies necessary to lead successful initiatives over the nine-month collaborative.
- JP PAWLIW-FRY on the ‘Science of Emotional Intelligence,’ reinforced the crucial role of Emotional Intelligence in developing leaders who can manage stress, inspire teams, and maintain empathy in changing and uncertain environments.
- Subject Matter Experts: SUSAN BLACKER, Provincial Clinical Co-Lead at the Ontario Palliative Care Network, and KATHLEEN YUE, Director of Strategic Initiatives at the British Columbia Centre for Palliative Care, highlighted the importance of competency frameworks in maintaining high standards in palliative care.
- Quality improvement methods were unpacked by MIKE HINDMARSH, President of Hindsight Healthcare Strategies, while Dr. JULIA MOORE, Executive Director of The Centre for Implementation, led a discussion on ‘Implementation Science,’ offering insights into evidence-based practice implementation. NADINE VALK, a Certified Team and Individual Coach, presented on the transformative power of coaching in creating meaningful change within organizations.
The second day of the CHCA SPRINT on-boarding forum immersed team members in practical workshops designed to advance their understanding of and ability to use key tools and methods in preparation for their projects. Showcasing the SPRINT Tools created by the CHCA: the Emotional Intelligence (EI) Microtraining Courses and Conversation Guides for Palliative Care Emergencies.