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Application Deadline for PCOR-ICU Collaborative is June 15

The deadline to submit an application for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research – Intensive Care Unit (PCOR-ICU) Collaborative: Improving Care for Critically Ill Patients and Families Through Research Dissemination and Implementation is June 15, 2016.

The PCOR-ICU Collaborative will bring together ICU teams to implement patient- and family-centered initiatives, and is led by SCCM Executive Committee Members Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN-CS, FAAN, FCCM, and Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM. SCCM is seeking 50 ICU teams based in the United States to participate in the new collaborative. Adult and pediatric ICUs will be considered.

Potential projects include:

  • Integrating patient and family participation in rounds (patient- and family-centered rounds)
  • Integrating structured patient and family care conferences to mutually establish the goals of care
  • Disseminating information and providing support to families about ways to assist with the care of their loved one
  • Implementing open visitation (nonrestricted ICU hours)
  • Enabling family presence during invasive procedures in the ICU
  • Enabling family presence during resuscitation in the ICU
  • Facilitating the use of patient and family ICU diaries
  • Investigating and planning for implementation of a post-ICU clinic
  • Implementing integrative therapies, such as music or pets, in the ICU setting
  • Forming or enhancing an effective patient and family advisory group
  • Other project of the team’s choice relevant to patient- and family-centered care

For additional information, visit www.sccm.org/PCOR or contact Kathy Vermoch at kvermoch@sccm.org.

This program is funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington Engagement Award (2626-SCCM). 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.

Attend a PCOR-ICU Collaborative Live Informational Session

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

Access Information

  • Dial-in telephone number: +1 866 740-1260
  • Access code: 8277157
  • No registration required
  • Complimentary

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.

SCCM Collaborative to Focus on Improving Patient- and Family-Centered Care

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 intensive care unit (ICU) teams interested in participating in the PCOR-ICU Collaborative: Improving Care for Critically Ill Patients and Families Through Research Dissemination and Implementation. This program is funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award (2626-SCCM).

Visit www.sccm.org/PCOR to learn more about the application process.

Led by SCCM Executive Committee members Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN-CS, FAAN, FCCM, and Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM, the PCOR-ICU Collaborative will bring together ICU teams to implement patient- and family-centered initiatives.

The Society is seeking 50 ICU teams based in the United States to participate. Adult and pediatric ICUs will be considered.

Potential initiatives will include:

  • Implementing open visitation (non-restricted ICU hours)
  • Integrating families in rounds (family-centered rounds)
  • Integrating structured family care conferences to establish goals of care
  • Disseminating information and providing support to families on how they can assist with the care of their loved one
  • Family presence during invasive procedures in the ICU
  • Family presence during resuscitation
  • Forming a family/patient advisory group
  • Implementing music therapy in the ICU setting
  • Implementing pet therapy in the ICU setting
  • Facilitating the use of patient/family ICU diaries
  • Investigation and planning for implementation of a post-ICU clinic
  • Project of team’s choice related to patient- and family-centered outcomes

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by 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.