The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is launching a new collaborative aimed at helping hospitals implement patient and family engagement programs.
The Society is seeking 50 intensive care unit (ICU) teams based in the United States interested in participating in the PCOR-ICU Collaborative: Improving Care for Critically Ill Patients and Families Through Research Dissemination and Implementation. Adult and pediatric ICUs will be considered. The deadline to submit an application is June 15, 2016.
Want to learn more about this unique collaborative opportunity?
Attend a complimentary informational call with Collaborative leaders Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN-CS, FAAN, FCCM, and Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM. They will take questions and provide information about the application process, Collaborative goals, and much more.
- Monday, May 9, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Central Time
- Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at 3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m., Central Time
- Dial-in telephone number: +1 866 740-1260
- Access code: 8277157
- No registration required
Visit www.sccm.org/PCOR to learn more about the application process and the many potential initiatives within the Collaborative.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continually seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work. This program is funded through a PCORI Eugene Washington Engagement Award (2626-SCCM).
Are you attending the 2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition® May 16 to 19, 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA? If so, please visit the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) at Booth #3408 and enter to win a free Apple iPad®. Enduring materials offering continuing medical education credits from the Society’s 45th Critical Care Congress will be available.
Information about joining the new PCOR-ICU Collaborative will also be available. Dr. Kleinpell will be taking questions in the SCCM booth from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.