Topic outline

  • Welcome to the Value Champion Training Curriculum

  • Learning Module #1 (LM1): High Value Care and Health Equity

    Understanding the intersection between “value” and “equity” can inform conversations between value champions, leadership and stakeholders and inform early project planning activities.

  • LM2: Engaging Leadership for High Value Care

    This module provides participants with an overview of how to engage leadership throughout the project and provides practical tips on how to create and sustain this engagement.

  • LM3: So many to consider: Choosing an Overused Service

    Overuse of low-value care is common and selecting a target area of overuse requires careful consideration of multiple factors that will impact subsequent success.

  • LM4: How to Conduct a Stakeholder Assessment and Why it is Important

    As a value champion it is important to identify stakeholders who will be impacted by efforts to reduce the use of a service and approaches to engage them.

  • LM5: The Patient Voice: Engaging Patient Participation in Your Project

    This module helps participants understand why incorporating the patient voice is important and provides examples of how to do so when addressing an overused service.

  • LM6: Measurement, Data & Trust: Supporting Change with Data

    This module discusses common challenges and a range of solutions for collecting and reporting overuse data when taking action on overuse.

  • LM7: Engaging health care professionals: the Taking Action on Overuse Change Package

    The Taking Action on Overuse framework provides a roadmap for action and is accompanied by a change package with suggested key activities to select from when designing an intervention.


  • LM8: Strategies Employed by Value Champions

    This module provides examples of intervention strategies used by other clinical value champions in their setting to engage providers, staff, and patients in changing their behaviors.

  • LM9: Choice Architecture and Overuse Reduction

    This module helps participants understand how concepts from the field of behavioral economics can be applied to their overuse reduction initiative.

  • LM10: Planning for Sustainment

    An understanding of how value champions they can incorporate plans for sustainment into every aspect of their overuse reduction initiative is provided in this module.

  • Ready to start your project?

    Use the Value Champions Project Workbook to guide you through the process of choosing and implementing an overuse project in your setting. Use the link below to preview and download the workbook.