Content Calls for the Nationwide Implementation of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP)

These webinars occurred during first national CUSP implementation project where hospital teams pioneered the use of CUSP. That project focused on reducing central line-associated blood stream infections, Because these webinars address broad issues surrounding CUSP, they may be useful to clinical teams that want more details on how to implement CUSP.

(Organized by CUSP module)

Learn About CUSP

  • CUSP: A Framework for Success (March 7, 2012)

  Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 2.84 MB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 8.88 MB

  • Organizational Embrace of CUSP to Improve Patient Safety (March 20, 2012)

  Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 2.05 MB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  /  mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 6.49 MB

  • Small and Rural Critical Access Hospitals (July 19, 2011)

   Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 1.3 MB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 7.07 MB

Assemble the Team

  • Physician Engagement (September 13, 2011)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 567.5 KB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 6.31 MB

Engage the Senior Executive

  • The Business Case for CUSP (January 17, 2012)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 3.47 MB  / Accessible Version / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 6.46 MB

  • Best Practices: How Successful Units Engaged their Senior Executive Leaders (October 18, 2011)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 525 KB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 4.77 MB

  • Using the Opportunity Estimator (July 20, 2010)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 891 KB / Accessible Version / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 13.01 MB

Understand the Science of Safety

  • Morning Briefing and Shadowing (July 12, 2011)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 591 KB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 7.25 MB

Identify Defects Through Sensemaking

  • CLABSI Investigation –Walk the Process (September 4, 2010)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 2.56 MB / Accessible Version / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 12.52 MB

Implement Teamwork and Communication

  • Appropriate Assertion (December 14, 2010)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 634.5 KB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 13.46 MB

  • Conflict Resolution (October 12, 2010)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 526 KB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 11.43 MB

Apply CUSP

  • Morning Briefing and Shadowing (July 12, 2011)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 591 KB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  /  mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 7.25 MB

  • Sustaining Zero CLABSIs (May 8, 2012)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 1.12 MB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 18.31 MB

Spread

  • Two More Es and How to Spread (December 13, 2011)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 555.5 KB / Accessible Version  / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 7.01 MB

Role of the Nurse Manager

  • How CUSP Enables Nurse Empowerment (November 15, 2011)

Microsoft PowerPoint file Microsoft PowerPoint version - 2.33 MB / Accessible Version / Transcript  / mp3 audio file mp3 audio version - 6.93 MB

Current as of September 2013
Internet Citation: Content Calls for the Nationwide Implementation of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP). September 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/cusptoolkit/contentcalls/index.html