Module 10 Trainer's Guide

Academic Detailing as a Quality Improvement Tool

Time

  • Presession preparation for learners: 40 minutes
  • Session: 50 minutes

Materials Checklist

__  Farrell S, Fischer M, Avorn J, et al. Introductory guide to academic detailing. Boston, MA: National Resource Center for Academic Detailing and Alosa Foundation; 2011. See Module 10 Appendix.

Objectives

Learners will able to:

  • Be able to define academic detailing and its purpose in a quality improvement intervention.
  • Become familiar with the content of the Introductory Guide to Academic Detailing and the National Resource Center for Academic Detailing (http://www.narcad.org/) as a resource to consult during their work with practices.

Exercises and Activities To Complete Before and During the Session

Presession Preparation

Read (40 minutes)

  1. Module 10.
  2. Farrell S, Fischer M, Avorn J, et al. Introductory guide to academic detailing. Boston, MA: National Resource Center for Academic Detailing and Alosa Foundation; 2011. See Module 10 Appendix.

During the Session

Present (20 minutes)

  1. Module 10.
  2. Introductory Guide to Academic Detailing.

Discuss (30 minutes)

  1. What experience have you had working with an academic detailer? What did you learn from this experience?
  2. When would you want to bring in an academic detailer to work with a practice? What would you see your role being in these cases?
  3. What were the three most important “takeaways” for you from the reading?
Current as of May 2013
Internet Citation: Module 10 Trainer's Guide: Academic Detailing as a Quality Improvement Tool. May 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/improve/system/pfhandbook/mod10trainers.html