Choosing Wisely in Paediatrics Health Hub

Last modified by Lisa Stromquist on 2019/11/01 15:11

Terms of Reference – Choosing Wisely in Paediatrics Community of Practice

BACKGROUND

  • The Choosing Wisely in Paediatrics Community of Practice (CoP) mandate is to foster knowledge sharing and collaborative learning to promote high-quality, value-added care by focusing on overutilization of certain tests and therapies.  This will be facilitated through:
    • Building capacity in QI / resource stewardship (Choosing Wisely) by sharing lessons learned and successful initiatives;
    • Supporting continuous QI / resource stewardship (Choosing Wisely) efforts;
    • Promoting consistency in recommendations locally, provincially and nationally;
    • Supporting the spread of evidence-based best practices related to the delivery of paediatric health care;
    • Developing a central repository for idea sharing; and  • Engaging in new opportunities for collaboration

COMPOSITION AND TERMS OF THE COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE

  • Membership will include representation from
    • Tertiary hospitals, Community Hospital champions, Primary Care/Clinic
    • Physicians
    • Nursing
    • Allied Health
    • Trainees 
    • SickKids Choosing Wisely team (Project Manager) will provide administrative support to the CoP

RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS

  • Membership and participation in the CoP is voluntary with no appointment term.  The responsibilities of members include:
    • Attend and participate actively in meetings;
    • Provide subject matter expertise to assist the CoP to achieve its mandate and objectives; and 
    • Successfully perform tasks that have been allocated for completion, where applicable 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PROGRAM FACILITATOR

  • Chair meetings or appoint a delegate if required;
    • Ensure that information needed for discussion or decision is collected in advance of meetings; and
    • Lead coordination of Program Accreditation for the CoP
    • Help develop infrastructure supports to enable sharing of information/ideas 

PROGRAM FACILITATOR AND LEAD MODEL

  • A subgroup of self-identified Program Development Leads will ensure the CoP benefits from an all teach, all learn all improve model to achieve better outcomes.  The responsibilities of the Program Leads will include:
    • Help build the webinar schedule for the CoP including topics
    • Volunteer or identify speakers for future CoP webinars
    • Membership and participation in the community of practice as a lead is voluntary with an appointment term of one (1) year

FREQUENCY OF MEETINGS

  • The CoP will meet quarterly.  Meetings will be scheduled by the Program Facilitator.
  • Meetings will be facilitated through the videoconferencing software Zoom.

 DECISION MAKING

  • The Community of Practice will strive for a shared vision supported by a consensus-based decision making approach that engages all members. 

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Created by Lisa Stromquist on 2019/09/17 21:27