LOUD in the ED Collaborative

Loud in the ED

LOUD in the ED Collaborative

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The Learning about Opioid Use Disorder in the Emergency Department (LOUD in the ED) Collaborative is a provincial quality improvement initiative focused on ED care for people who use opioids.

LOUD in the ED will launch in Fall 2020!

LOUD in the ED is an initiative lead by the Council in partnership with the Overdose Emergency Response Centre and the BC Center on Substance Use to shift how emergency departments care for people who use opioids.

This virtual action series will include a combination of virtual learning, coaching, networking and local improvement actions. Twenty-five teams from across the province will engage in learning and application of change ideas related to clinical practice, education, person- and provider-centred care and connections to the community. Participating teams will also engage with each other to share new learning and insights from their local improvement work.

After being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, LOUD in the ED is now scheduled to launch in Fall 2020 and has been designed to be responsive to the evolving dual public health emergencies in BC.

Mark Your Calendars!

Event Timeline
Webinar 1: Recommended Clinical Practices and Decision Support Tools Week of October 5-9
Webinar 2: Clinical Education and Strategies Week of November 2-6
Webinar 3: People- and Provider-Centred Care Week of November 30-December 4
Webinar 4: Connection Continuum Week of January 4-8
Webinar 5: Closing and Celebration Week of February 1-5

*Note that specific dates and times will be shared as speakers are confirmed.

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Learn more and follow along as a LOUD in the ED supporter. Enter your information below to be added to our support contact list. We will send out a newsletter every 4-6 weeks with updates on the initiative progress, available resources and more!
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Key Contact

Kate Harris
Leader, Health System Improvement