Instruction in Patient Safety and Advocacy may include, but is not limited to, lectures, seminars, clinical teaching, individual or group projects, performing root cause analysis or near misses about sentinel events, and systems based approach to M & M. Content may include:
Here are a number of other resources that may also be useful to you in the development and implementation of program's approach to competency and outcomes assessment and improvement. The information contained in these approaches reflects those undertaken by your UMMC's colleagues, as well as others in your profession to develop and implement the Systems Based Practice competency within their program or institution.
The National Patient Safety Foundation's website provides many resources and articles. To access the site, click here.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has a web based M & M that includes the presentation of monthly cases and commentary about medical errors. This is an excellent resource for obtaining cases for discussion as well as stimulating thought about QI/QA activities for your program. To access the AHRQ website, click here.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has a website that is an excellent resource for information about nationwide patient safety issues. To access the IHI website, click here.
ACGME has provided a Facilitator's Guide, "An Introduction to Competency-based Residency Education,"©ACGME (April, 2006; B. Joyce, Ph.D), and a Virtual Program Director's Handbook. You may click on the document name to access these resources, or may visit the ACGME website at www.acgme.org.
Common Program Requirements and Common Program Requirements for One Year Fellowships, both effective 7/1/11, are available at the ACGME website. ACGME also has provided a Program Director's Guide to the Common Program Requirements that became effective 7/1/11.
UMMC has provided a Program Director Guide with examples of program, rotation, and level specific goals and objectives as well as sample evaluation tools for evaluating resident/fellow performance, faculty performance, and program effectiveness.