CarePath Curriculum

CarePath Curriculum

Section 1: Quality Improvement

Web-sites:

Healthcare Improvement Skills Center Modules: http://www.improvementskills.org/courseinfo/course.cfm?CFID=1279202&CFTOKEN=46420012

AAFP QI Tools and Resources: http://www.aafp.org/online/en/home/practicemgt/quality/qitools.html

Institute for Healthcare Improvement: http://www.ihi.org/IHI/

Improving Chronic Care: http://www.improvingchroniccare.org/

Improving Health Disparities: http://www.healthdisparities.net/hdc/html/home.aspx

National Committee on Quality Assurance: http://web.ncqa.org/

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse - Detailed descriptions and validity assessment of numerous quality measures: http://www.qualitymeasures.ahrq.gov/

Articles:

Quality Improvement: First Steps. http://www.aafp.org/fpm/990300fm/23.html

A Team Approach to Quality Improvement: http://www.aafp.org/fpm/990400fm/25.html

Holding the Gains in Quality Improvements: http://www.aafp.org/fpm/990500fm/29.html

Improving Chronic Illness Care: Lessons Learned in a Private Practice: http://www.aafp.org/fpm/20051100/50impr.html

Are your Patients Getting the Preventive Services they Need? http://www.aafp.org/fpm/990100fm/improving.html

 

Section 2: Leadership and Function of Multidisciplinary Teams

Articles:

Physician Leadership: A New Model for a New Generation: http://www.aafp.org/fpm/20060200/51phys.html

Leadership is a Learned Skill: http://www.aafp.org/fpm/20031000/43lead.html

Section 3: Guidelines

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN): http://www.sign.ac.uk/

Bandolier (UK). Evidence-based reviews (not guidelines per se): http://www.jr2.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/index.html

Prevention:

Canadian Task Force on Prevention: http://www.ctfphc.org/index2.htm

US Preventive Services Task Force: http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstfix.htm

Putting Prevention Into Practice: http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/ppipix.htm#tools