Sustainability Module

This module’s tools and slide sets help everyone involved in performance improvement and patient safety sustain effective safety practices in the care of mechanically ventilated patients.

Tools To Support Sustainability

Sustainability Checklist for Hospitals (Word, 926 KB)

This tool outlines activities that hospitals might want to put into place to see continued improvement in safety for patients on mechanical ventilation.

Annual Sustainability Work Plan (Word, 90 KB)

This tool provides a work plan to help hospitals maintain the gains they have achieved by using the resources in this toolkit. It includes a timeline to record target dates to stay on track.

Sustainability Scorecard (Word, 1.62 MB)

This tool can help hospitals quickly assess their progress on making care for mechanically ventilated patients safer.

Educational Slide Sets for Sustainability

These slide sets can be viewed by individual users or presented to a group by a facilitator or leader.

Tools for Sustainability: Premortem and Scorecard (PowerPoint, 2 MB - HTML Version of Slide Presentation; Facilitator Guide - Word, 5.39 MB)

Communication Strategies for Sustainability (PowerPoint, 17.28 MB - HTML Version of Slide Presentation; Facilitator Guide - Word, 3.65 KB)

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Page last reviewed February 2017
Page originally created January 2017
Internet Citation: Sustainability Module. Content last reviewed February 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/hais/tools/mvp/sustainability.html