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Canadian AMI Virtual Learning Collaborative. Information Call May 31-2010. What is a Virtual Learning Collaborative. A VLC creates a learning network for healthcare professionals focused on a specific improvement project within a defined timeframe and learning structure. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<p>Canadian AMI Virtual Learning Collaboartive Information Call</p> <p>Canadian AMIVirtual Learning CollaborativeInformation CallMay 31-2010</p> <p>What is a Virtual Learning CollaborativeA VLC creates a learning network for healthcare professionals focused on a specific improvement project within a defined timeframe and learning structure. </p> <p>It consists of a series of Virtual Learning Sessions, Action Periods, and WebEx Calls. </p> <p>Advantages of VLCAchieve similar results at a reduced cost while improving access to participants</p> <p>Knowledge transfer and spread of change concepts parallel to traditional BTS</p> <p>Boushon, B., Provost, L., Gagnon, J. &amp;Carver P. (2006)Model For Improvement *</p> <p>A simple yet powerful tool for accelerating improvement </p> <p>The model has been used very successfully by hundreds of health care organizations in many countries to improve many different health care processes and outcomes</p> <p>*Langley GL, Nolan KM, Nolan TW, Norman CL, Provost LP **The Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle was developed by W. E. Deming Principles of a Learning CollaborativeThe Model for Improvement is used to accelerate movement between knowing and doing</p> <p>Everyone Teaches; Everyone Learns</p> <p>The Learning Sessions are preparation for the Action Periods</p> <p>Principles of a Learning CollaborativeActive participation by all teams enrolled; provides more value in the Learning Sessions</p> <p>Monthly reporting and use of data is fundamental to improvement work</p> <p>Why an AMI VL Collaborative?Time is muscle (myocardium)</p> <p>44% to 70%, with an average of 62% of AMI patients who received thrombolytics had this myocardium-saving treatment delivered within 30 minutes of hospital arrival. </p> <p>Methodology has been used to effectively introduce numerous changes within healthcare settings</p> <p>AIM Canadian Emergency Departments ensure 90% of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients (STEMI or new LBBB only) receive thrombolytic therapy within 30 minutes or less of hospital arrival</p> <p>Measures in the AMI VLC% STEMI or new LBBB who received thrombolytic within 30 minutes of arrival at ED.</p> <p>% STEMI or new LBBB who received an ECG within 10 minutes of arrival at ED.</p> <p>Baseline Data ExpectationsBaseline data should be submitted to the CMT by July 31-2010</p> <p>Sample SizeMinimum = 6 patients Maximum = 10 patients</p> <p>Virtual Learning SessionConnect people using internet and telephone communication to create an interactive learning environment.</p> <p>Both workshops and idea exchange forums which prepare teams to make changes during the Action Periods</p> <p>Action Period ActivitiesData submission to CMT</p> <p>PDSA Rapid Cycle Testing</p> <p>Teams Conference Calls</p> <p>Safety Improvement Advisor and faculty consultation</p> <p>Team Collaboration</p> <p>Team Success FactorsLeadership support</p> <p>Access to appropriate technology</p> <p>Commitment to improvement goal</p> <p>Boushon, B., Provost, L., Gagnon, J. &amp;Carver P. (2006)What Does Your Team Need to Participate Virtually?Representative team committed to changing practice</p> <p>Productive learning room</p> <p>Computer with Internet access and MS Excel</p> <p>Telephone with speaker </p> <p>Teams are Expected to:Enrol in Safer Healthcare Now! </p> <p>Obtain executive sponsor support</p> <p>Be committed to participation in action oriented learning, conference calls, reporting requirements and measurement. Test system and process changes.</p> <p>Have enthusiasm for learning and sharing </p> <p>Be interested in testing, evaluating and shaping the virtual learning approach</p> <p>What is a Team?A group of multidisciplinary staff who regularly work together to provide/support the delivery of AMI care in an organization and who have the capacity to:address care/team process improvementsrelate their measurement to their improvement work participate as an learning group in collaborative sessions </p> <p>Organizations may self-select their teams for registration in the AMI VLC using the above principles</p> <p>List of Potential Team MembersParamedicEmergency Room NurseCardiology Technologist Emergency Room PhysicianCardiologistNurse ManagerNurse Practitioner or EducatorQuality Improvement RepresentativeOther Professionals interested in improving AMI care</p> <p>Costs &amp; Registration$500.00 per team4 learning SessionsTeam CallsAction Period SupportClosing Congress</p> <p>Registration:</p>


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