Training and development resources for Practice Facilitators are in the Develop section of this Blueprint. In this section the focus is on options for the advanced development of Practice Facilitators through the broadening of their role beyond their organizational borders.
PCN Strategic Forum: Scaling Transformation 2020 – coming soon – This event represents a new format for the former “PCN Strategic Leadership Forum” and “Change Agent Day” events. The theme of the event is focused on ‘Scaling the Patients Medical Home’. The two-day Forum is for PCN board leaders, physicians, practice facilitators, and AHS leaders from all over Alberta gather to discuss and improve primary care.
Change Agent Day 2017 – Coming soon
Change Agent Day 2018 – Coming soon
External Practice Facilitation Resources:
International Practice Facilitator Learning Community Listserv - This listserv is an international community of practice facilitators who share resources and ideas on practice facilitation. PFs can connect by emailing Dr. Zsolt Nagykaldi at
ICPF Conference - The conference is in support of an overarching goal to promote an ongoing and sustainable international learning community for practice facilitation. The audience includes researchers, health care professionals and managers, and practice facilitators. The conference provides an opportunity for practice facilitators to learn about best practices in the profession and to interact with peers and others who are shaping the development of a new healthcare profession.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) -
AHRQ is a United States-based federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system. AHRQ’s Primary Care Practice Facilitation (PCPF) learning community provides information and learning opportunities to individuals with an interest in practice facilitation as one way to improve primary care practice. It includes:
• Practice Facilitation Curriculum and Training
• Practice Facilitation Case Studies
• Quality Improvement Resources