Implementing Change in Healthcare: an exemplar

Dr. Lisa Chen

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Lecture overview

In this lecture, Dr. Chen will talk about how we can implement research evidence into clinical practice. This will include several concepts including implementing change, theoretical domains framework, and process evaluation. An exemplar will be given about implementing same-day discharge following percutaneous coronary intervention from Dr. Chen's doctoral study, together with current evidence for the practice. 

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this lecture, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of utilising theories, models, and frameworks when implementing change.
  2. Become familiar with a commonly used process model: the IOWA Model. 
  3. Acquire knowledge of using theoretical domains framework.
  4. Recognising the role that a process evaluation study can play.  

This lecture is equal to 1 CE Contact Hour, 1 CPD Point, and 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


Additional CME Info

Release Date: February 1, 2020, Termination Date: January 31, 2023

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EB Medicine and Continulus. EB Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per lecture. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Commercial Support: This activity received no commercial support.

Earning Credit: In order to earn CME credit, the participant must take the pre-test, listen to the lecture, take the CME post-test, and complete the post-test evaluation.

Duration 1 hour(s).

Lecture speaker

Dr. Lisa Chen
Introduced by Prof. Fenella Gill and Chaired by Prof. Gavin Leslie

Dr. Yingyan (Lisa) Chen has recently completed her PhD following her Master of Medical Research in Epidemiology and Population Health and Master of Advanced Practice in Critical Care Nursing. Her PhD was embarked on evaluating the implementation of same-day discharge following percutaneous coronary intervention, through which she published three peer-reviewed papers. Her PhD project was recognised by Queensland Health and selected as the first exemplar for the Magnet-designated health service in Gold Coast Health. 

Dr. Chen, who has many years' nursing experience, both overseas and in Australia, currently works as a nurse lecturer at the Southern Cross University. She is passionate about undergraduate teaching in nursing and also willing to devote her time to cardiovascular nursing research in hopes to improving short-and long-term outcomes for patients with cardiovascular disease. 

Dr. Chen is the winner of the "Gavin Leslie Best Nursing Paper"


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