Ø 1L TOOL: Assessing Resource Needs

Tools and Resources

Purpose: To identify resources needed to initially implement and later sustain an ASP for reducing C. difficile. The ASP team may revise or amend assessment as implementation proceeds and other resources are needed.

Source: Developed by AHRQ Pressure Ulcer Prevention Toolkit project team.

Instructions: Complete checklist to assess resources available and resources needed.

Resource Needs AssessmentNeeded:
Yes/No
Notes on What Is Needed
Funds  
Other resources:  
Education department  
Printing/copying  
Graphics/design  
Facilities and supplies  
Physical therapy/occupational therapy consultation on work practices  
Interdisciplinary implementation team  
Nonclinical time for team meetings and activities  
Information Technology support  
Specific products/tools (e.g., mattress surfaces)  

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Page last reviewed September 2012
Internet Citation: Ø 1L TOOL: Assessing Resource Needs: Tools and Resources. September 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/cdifftoolkit/cdiffl2tools1l.html