The 2008 Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice is dedicated to Dr. Imogene M. King.
This Institute builds capacity for healthcare providers to improve quality and safety in healthcare through translating evidence into practice. Such innovation is the cutting edge of evidence-based practice. Recognizing that gains are made through convergence of evidence, organizational climate, caregiver vitality, and change, this all-new conference explores best approaches to achieving quality & safety.
Participants will learn 'what works' in building STRONG CARE PROCESSES and STRONG CAREGIVERS. With each discussion, strategies will be underscored with evidence. Because innovation and adoption are powerful drivers in building quality and safety, we will look at 'what it takes' on the part of the organization and the innovator to move healthcare to a high level of quality & safety.
Designed for multiple disciplines, this conference builds on the success of the previous six Institutes. The 2008 Institute emphasizes evidence-based how-to principles in adopting improvement innovation and moving to high-reliability systems that improve patient outcomes and enhance safety in harmony with efforts such as Magnet Recognition Program, The Joint Commission. Clinicians, educators, researchers, managers and all health professionals will have opportunity to master pragmatic, foundational, and advanced evidence-based quality and safety skills, with specific emphasis on transdisciplinary strategies for practice and outcomes improvement.
The Summer Institute on EBP is a direct response to the national call for healthcare providers to bridge research and quality care by preparing our workforce to redesign health systems that are safe and effective.
During the 2 1/2 day Institute, noted EBP leaders and experts present a coordinated, interactive curriculum. Major topics include urgency of using evidence to improve clinical care, research evidence available for priority clinical conditions, innovation for quality and safety, infrastructure enhancement, and impact of EBP on selected roles within the health professions (clinician, manager, educator, and researcher). Participants will emerge with skills to evaluate and apply critical evidence and stimulate adoption of quality innovation.
The Institute is planned by clinicians, educators, researchers, librarians, managers, and administrators from multiple disciplines and from private, VA, and military healthcare agencies. The program has received repeated funding by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Special features of the 2008 Institute include:
This Institute will offer participants the opportunity to:
Who Should Attend
The Institute is of particular interest to the following groups:
The 2008 Summer Institute
January 30, 1923 — December 24, 2007