Potential Measures for Clinical Community Relationships

A Supplement to the Clinical-Community Relationships Measures Atlas

Appendix Table A-9. CCRM Atlas Measure 6: Clinician  confidence in ability to instruct patient/family in proper use of local agency referral

Domain:Proactive and ready clinicianElement/
relationship:
Clinic/clinician-patient
Instrument:Safety Check Practitioner Post-Visit Survey
Purpose:Clinicians in the Pediatric Research in Office Settings program were trained on providing violence prevention related community referrals. This measures the clinicians' level of confidence in instructing the patient/family in the proper use of a local agency referral.
Format/data source:Health Professional Survey
Measure type:ProcessDate:2006
Preventive service/USPSTF:Other – Mental Health*
Clinical practice:Primary care – Pediatrics
Denominator:Number of respondents to practitioner post visit survey (Q6)
Numerator:Number of respondents who selected “Confident” or “Very confident” in ability to instruct this patient-family in the proper use of a local agency referral (Q6d)
Development & testing: 
Past or validated application: 
Citation(s):Barkin, S., Ip, E.H., Finch, S., et al. Clinician practice patterns: linking to community resources for childhood aggression. Clinical Pediatrics (2006) 45:750-756.
Notes:Please be aware that this measure is using only a selected section of an entire survey instrument. Therefore, this individual measure may need to undergo further reliability and validation testing to ensure that it can be applied in a clinical-community relationship setting.

* This is a measure that was originally applied in a mental health setting, but it could be adapted for a primary care setting.

Current as of October 2013
Internet Citation: Potential Measures for Clinical Community Relationships: A Supplement to the Clinical-Community Relationships Measures Atlas. October 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/resources/ccrm-atlas-suppl/ccrm-apptabA-9.html