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Wave 1: Learning Session 3


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Wave 1: Learning Session 3

  1. 1. Did you Join the Call Correctly? <br />You Joined Incorrectly! <br />There is NO phone icon beside your name. You will be Unable to join the breakout sessions. <br />You Joined Correctly! <br />There IS a phone icon beside your name. You will be able to join the breakout sessions.<br />If there is NO phone icon beside your name: <br />3. A popup will display the phone information. <br />2. Rejoin using original link. Enter name & Email & click on Join Now <br />1. Hang up and disconnect from WebEx. <br />Direct Line Enter number<br />Line with Extension <br />“ I will call in”<br />
  2. 2. New Approach to Controlling SuperbugsVirtual Learning Session 3Data – Measuring Progress<br />Michael Gardam<br />Leah Gitterman<br />
  3. 3. Agenda:<br />Welcome and Introductions<br />The Discovery Phase<br />Using Discovery and Action Dialogues<br />Participant Break-out Sessions<br />Larger Group Discussion<br />Next Steps<br />
  4. 4. Interacting in WebEx<br />Be prepared to use:<br /><ul><li>Pointer
  5. 5. Raise your hand </li></ul>17-Jun-10<br />4<br />
  6. 6. Welcome Teams!<br />
  7. 7. Why Measure? <br /><ul><li>To establish benchmarks
  8. 8. To monitor compliance with policies and procedures
  9. 9. To understand the impact/efficacy of your interventions</li></li></ul><li>Types of Measures <br />Process:<br /><ul><li>Measure how people do things
  10. 10. Most done by auditing or observation
  11. 11. Purpose is to verify that health care providers are following procedures
  12. 12. E.g. donning and doffing PPE, environmental cleaning</li></li></ul><li>Types of Measures <br />Outcome:<br /><ul><li>Measure the impact of what people do
  13. 13. For example: number of surgical site infections, number of residents acquiring an antibiotic resistant organism</li></li></ul><li> Whatever is being measured, it is important to use the information gathered. Continually review the data and develop action plans to address any issues <br />
  14. 14. What to Measure?<br /><ul><li>Measure the things that provide value for your setting</li></ul>Ask yourself?<br /><ul><li>Is the information relevant? Will gathering data add value?
  15. 15. Can this process or outcome be measured?
  16. 16. Can the data be fed back to frontline staff in a way that makes sense to them?</li></li></ul><li>The Measurement Buffet<br />Process Measures<br />Volume of ABHR used<br />Volume of soap used<br />Number of gowns, boxes of gloves used<br />
  17. 17. The Measurement Buffet<br />Process Measures<br />% of eligible admissions screened for MRSA<br />% of eligible admissions screened for VRE<br />Hand hygiene compliance<br />
  18. 18. The Measurement Buffet<br />Process Measures Continued…<br />% of bed spaces where ABHR is readily available, full, easy to activate<br />% high touch areas in patient environment where there was appropriate cleaning as demonstrated by using a fluorescent marker<br />Reduction in mean time to placement on contact precautions (for known patients and from time of lab notification)<br />
  19. 19. The Measurement Buffet<br />Outcome Measures<br />Surveillance for new healthcare associated MRSA clinical isolates<br />Surveillance for new healthcare associated VRE clinical isolates<br />Surveillance for new cases of healthcare associated C. difficile infection<br />
  20. 20. Getting Started<br />Take a critical look at your setting<br />Identify the data you need to collect<br />Get help<br />Choose a time period<br />Review data/analyze information<br />Share data with the frontline<br />