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Meeting Your Goals for Preventing Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

Date: July 6, 2016
Filed under: Improve Clinical Care, Meeting Material


March 17, 2011 – Vancouver, BC

This one-day workshop gave participants the opportunity to learn about BC’s new focus on VTE prophylaxis, and showed them how they can lead their organization to excellence in this important health issue.

Topics covered included:

  • Reviewing the evidence and sharing strategies and tools for VTE prophylaxis, one of the most common and preventable hospital complications
  • Discovering resources to meet Accreditation Canada’s Required Organizational Practice (ROP) for VTE prevention
  • Learning about BC’s Clinical Care Management initiative, and finding ways to achieve goals and meet targets
  • Identifying potential barriers and strategizing solutions; learning from experts and local successes
Click here to download the agenda

Presentations

Clinical Care Management! What is it & how is it supported in BC?
Christina Krause

A Framework for Quality Improvement
Shari McKeown

Reviewing the Evidence & Setting the Business Case
Dr Bill Geerts

Learning from our Local Experts: The Business Hospitalists Collaborative
Dr Rod Tucker & Dr Steve Ligertwood

Learning from our Local Experts: The VCH Experience
Dr Agnes Lee

CCM Implementation Strategy for VTE
Dr David Wilton

Maximizing engagement at the frontline: The Physician and Pharmacist Perspective
Dr Chris Hayes

Maximizing engagement at the frontline: The Physician and Pharmacist Perspective
Dr. Nicole Bruchet