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Appropriate Collection of Blood for Blood Culture- A Quality Improvement Report.
 
Today <ul><li>The Big Picture! </li></ul><ul><li>What was our problem. </li></ul><ul><li>The Quality Improvement initiativ...
Parasite Virus Fungus Bacteria Trauma Burns Sepsis SIRS Severe Sepsis Severe SIRS Adapted from SCCM ACCP Consensus Guideli...
Number of sets Site Preparation Volume Of Blood
<ul><li>91% </li></ul>
<ul><li>Communicate with the leadership. Publish Good Practice Guidelines. </li></ul>Nov to Dec 2007
<ul><li>Resend Good Practice Guidelines and include all Healthcare  Workers in the distribution.  </li></ul>Dec to Jan 2008
<ul><li>Start refresher workshops. </li></ul>Jan to Feb 2008
<ul><li>New management. Formation of multidisciplinary team of QM, Lab and Infection Control. </li></ul>Feb to March 2008
<ul><li>Assign full responsibility to SCDP QM Specialist. Review all deficient samples and report back to Nurse Manager. W...
<ul><li>Leave… </li></ul>May to June 2008
<ul><li>Introduction of Unit based monitor. </li></ul>June to July 2008
<ul><li>Daily feedback regarding deficient samples. </li></ul>July to August 2008
<ul><li>Ramadan! </li></ul>Aug to Sept 2008
<ul><li>Success! </li></ul>Sep to Oct 2008
Lessons to be Learned <ul><li>Ownership. </li></ul><ul><li>Data Collection and Aggregation. </li></ul><ul><li>Data Analysi...
THANK YOU
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A quality improvement report highlighting the importance of the appropriate collection of blood for blood culture

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  1. 1. Appropriate Collection of Blood for Blood Culture- A Quality Improvement Report.
  2. 3. Today <ul><li>The Big Picture! </li></ul><ul><li>What was our problem. </li></ul><ul><li>The Quality Improvement initiative. </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons to be learnt. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Parasite Virus Fungus Bacteria Trauma Burns Sepsis SIRS Severe Sepsis Severe SIRS Adapted from SCCM ACCP Consensus Guidelines shock BSI Infection
  4. 5. Number of sets Site Preparation Volume Of Blood
  5. 6. <ul><li>91% </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Communicate with the leadership. Publish Good Practice Guidelines. </li></ul>Nov to Dec 2007
  7. 8. <ul><li>Resend Good Practice Guidelines and include all Healthcare Workers in the distribution. </li></ul>Dec to Jan 2008
  8. 9. <ul><li>Start refresher workshops. </li></ul>Jan to Feb 2008
  9. 10. <ul><li>New management. Formation of multidisciplinary team of QM, Lab and Infection Control. </li></ul>Feb to March 2008
  10. 11. <ul><li>Assign full responsibility to SCDP QM Specialist. Review all deficient samples and report back to Nurse Manager. Weekly rounds. </li></ul>March to May 2008 Intervention
  11. 12. <ul><li>Leave… </li></ul>May to June 2008
  12. 13. <ul><li>Introduction of Unit based monitor. </li></ul>June to July 2008
  13. 14. <ul><li>Daily feedback regarding deficient samples. </li></ul>July to August 2008
  14. 15. <ul><li>Ramadan! </li></ul>Aug to Sept 2008
  15. 16. <ul><li>Success! </li></ul>Sep to Oct 2008
  16. 17. Lessons to be Learned <ul><li>Ownership. </li></ul><ul><li>Data Collection and Aggregation. </li></ul><ul><li>Data Analysis and Interpretation. </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination/transmission of findings. </li></ul><ul><li>Taking Action. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring Performance and Improvement. </li></ul>
  17. 18. THANK YOU

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