Systems Change: Laying the Foundation, Leadership, and Action Plans
Following the call to action in Module 1, this module lays the foundation for systems change within hospitals and health systems to successfully implement cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs. Topics covered in this module include how to:
- Identify a CR champion who takes responsibility for leading the project.
- Form a multidisciplinary CR quality improvement (QI) team, including the ideal composition of the team and why each team member is important.
- Develop an action plan for CR program implementation.
The target audiences for this session include:
- The CR QI team
- Cardiovascular surgeons and nurses
- Care coordinators
- Discharge planners outside of the team
- Hospital administrators and officials
It is important to note that the audiences listed above are a suggestion rather than a limitation. All are welcome to watch and review the module.
Upon completion of this module, attendees should be able to:
- Select a CR champion to lead the CR QI team and advocate for automatic referral with care coordination.
- Identify key members of a multidisciplinary CR QI team, with representatives from key departments and patient advisors.
- Create an Action Plan for implementing automatic referral with care coordination.
Massachusetts General Hospital
McNeil, P. Liverpool Hospital. Clinical Champions. https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/wohp/Documents/mc3-clinical-champions-mcneil.pdf. Accessed February 14, 2020.
Million Hearts. Getting to 70% Cardiac Rehabilitation Participation: Action Steps for Hospitals. https://www.aacvpr.org/Portals/0/Million%20Hearts%20Change%20Package/4.24.2018%20Files/SC-3-CRCP-MH-Actions%20for%20Hospitals.pptx. Accessed February 14, 2020.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Quality Improvement Essentials Toolkit. http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/Quality-Improvement-Essentials-Toolkit.aspx. Accessed February 14, 2020.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Project Planning Form. http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/ProjectPlanningForm.aspx. Accessed February 14, 2020.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Worksheet. hhttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/PlanDoStudyActWorksheet.aspx. Accessed February 14, 2020.
*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) and the American Hospital Association (AHA). ABQAURP is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hours through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94.