Module 18 Trainer's Guide

Using the AHRQ Care Model Toolkit With Practices

Time

  • Presession preparation for learners: 75 minutes
  • Session: 60 minutes

Materials Checklist

__  Computer, Internet access, projector, and link to Integrating Chronic Care and Business Strategies in the Safety Net toolkit. Available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/primary-care/businessstrategies/. (Note: This document is best used online as it relies heavily on Web links for its content.)

__  Copies of Table of Contents of the toolkit (one per learner).

__  Individual computer stations with access to the Internet.

Objectives

Learners will be able to:

  • Provide a summary of the content and chapters in Integrating Chronic Care and Business Strategies in the Safety Net toolkit.
  • Identify where the toolkit supports key drivers of improvement contained in the Improving Performance in Practice Initiative (IPIP).
  • Use the toolkit to support improvement work with practices.

Exercises and Activities To Complete Before and During the Session

Presession Preparation

Read (15 minutes)

  1. Module 18.

Review (60 minutes)

  1. Access and review Integrating Chronic Care and Business Strategies in the Safety Net toolkit. Available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/primary-care/businessstrategies/.
  2. Document the elements in the toolkit you have had experience using in the past and what you learned using them.

Present (20 minutes)

  1. Module 18.

Act (20 minutes)

  1. Have learners map contents of toolkit to the Assessing Chronic Illness Care assessment tool (available at: http://improvingchroniccare.org/index.php?p=Survey_Instruments&s=165) and to the IPIP key driver model contained in Module 14 on quality improvement approaches.

Discuss (20 minutes)

  1. What elements of the toolkit do you think will be most useful to your work with practices?
  2. What experience have you already had using the tools contained in the toolkit? What did you learn using these tools?
Page last reviewed May 2013
Internet Citation: Module 18 Trainer's Guide: Using the AHRQ Care Model Toolkit With Practices. May 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/improve/system/pfhandbook/mod18trainers.html