Always Events® Toolbox

Always Events® Tool Box

This toolbox contains specific tools and strategies that have been designed to assist you in implementing Always Events® initiatives and meeting your patient- and family-centered care goals.
These tools and strategies were developed by numerous  healthcare professionals from across the country as they implemented initiatives designed to enhance the care provided to patients through the implementation of Always Events®.

Click on the icon or title to view tools and stategies.

Toolbox Categories Include:

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Always Events Publications

  • Always Events Blueprint for Action
  • Always Events Healthcare Solutions Book
  • Always Events White Paper: Creating an Optimal Patient Experience
  • Always Events White Paper: Communication and Care Transitions Idea Guide

Always Events Grantee Poster Presentations:

  • University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital: My Story
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine: Empowering Patients to Optimize their Medication Regimens
  • Exempla-Saint Joseph Hospital: Comfort and Pain Relief Menu
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center: The Acute Care for the Elderly Transitions Unit

 

Acute Care Always Events Tools and Strategies:

  • The University of California Irvine: Humanism in the Perioperative Environment
  • March of Dimes: Close to Me
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center: SMART Discharge Protocol
  • Exempla-Saint Joseph Hospital: Comfort and Pain Relief Menu
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center: Hardwiring Always Events from Nurse Orientation to Patient- and Family-Centered Care
  • Iowa Health System: Always Use Teach Back
  • Inova Health System: Developing a Patient-Centered Approach to handoffs
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital/OhioHealth System: Teaching Disclosure: A Patient-Centered Simulation Training for the Crucial Conversation
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center: Effective Communication and Collaboration with Patients and Families for Falls Prevention
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital: Safe Patient Mobilization (SPM) Program
  • Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center: Sacred Moment
  • Alameda County Medical Center: Patient Care Technician Program
  • Natividad Medical Center: Know Your Physician
  • San Mateo Medical Center: Seamless Care Team Communication

Transitions of Care Tools and Strategies:

  • Transitions of Care Partnership Project
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center: SMART Discharge Protocol
  • Inova Health System: Developing a Patient-Centered Approach to handoffs
  • University of Chicago Medical Center: EPOCH: Engineering Patient Oriented Clinic Handoffs
  • Iowa Health System: Always Use Teach Back 

 End of Life Care: Tools and Strategies:

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital: Premature Life Transitions: A Patient- and Family- Centered End of Life Program for Neonates
  • Hebrew Senior Life: How Do You Have the Conversation?- A Curriculum for Residents

 

Pediatrics: Tools and Strategies:

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital: Premature Life Transitions: A Patient- and Family- Centered End of Life Program for Neonates
  • University of Massachusetts Memorial: Home Medication and Education Support (HOMES): A resident module on home care in children
  • University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital: My Story
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Project PARIS: Parents And Residents In Session
  • Children’s National Medical Center: Caring for Children w/Special Health Care Needs: An Online Medical Home Professionalism Curriculum for Pedi Residents
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Parent Mentor Program- Parents Assisting, Inspiring, and Reassuring (PAIR)

 

 Long-Term Care Always Events Tools and Strategies:

  • Hebrew Senior Life: How Do You Have the Conversation?- A Curriculum for Residents
  • Healthcentric Advisors: Enhancing Medication Safety Through Picture Rx
  • Henry Ford Health System: Dementia Screening for Senior Patients
  • Planetree: Same Page Transitional Care: Creating a Template for the Optimal Transition

Nursing Always Event Tools and Strategies:

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center: Hardwiring Always Events from Nurse Orientation to Patient- and Family-Centered Care
  • Iowa Health System: Always Use Teach Back
  • Inova Health System: Developing a Patient-Centered Approach to handoffs

 

Patient Discharge: Tools and Strategies:

  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center: Patient-Centered Discharge Curriculum
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center: SMART Discharge Protocol
  • Health Care for All: Patients and Families Improving Hospital Discharge
  • Iowa Health System: Always Use Teach Back

Medication Management Tools and Strategies:

  • University of Massachusetts Memorial: Home Medication and Education Support (HOMES): A resident module on home care in children
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine: Empowering Patients to Optimize their Medication Regimens
  • Healthcentric Advisors: Enhancing Medication Safety Through Picture Rx

 

 

Ambulatory Care Tools and Strategies:

  • North East Valley Health Corporation: Team Up for Health
  • Healthcentric Advisors: Enhancing Medication Safety Through Picture Rx
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Family Feedback Always! (FFA)

 

 

Simulation-Based Tools and Strategies:

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center: Integrating Patient- and Family- Centered Care into a Simulation-Based Curriculum
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital/OhioHealth System: Teaching Disclosure: A Patient-Centered Simulation Training for the Crucial Conversation

  

 

 Geriatrics: Tools and Strategies:

  • Healthcentric Advisors: Enhancing Medication Safety w/ Picture Rx
  • Hebrew Senior Life: How Do You Have the Conversation?- A Curriculum for Residents
  • University of California San Francisco: Partner With Me: Improving Patient- and Family-Centered Care for Persons with Dementia
  • Planetree: Same Page Transitional Care: Creating a Template for the Optimal Transition

 

 Communication Tools and Strategies:

  • Hebrew Senior Life: How Do You Have the Conversation?- A Curriculum for Residents
  • The University of California Irvine: Humanism in the Perioperative Environment
  • North East Valley Health Corporation: Team Up for Health
  • University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital: My Story
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center: Integrating Patient- and Family- Centered Care into a Simulation-Based Curriculum
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Project PARIS: Parents And Residents In Session
  • Exempla-Saint Joseph Hospital: Comfort and Pain Relief Menu
  • Iowa Health System: Always Use Teach Back
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Parent Mentor Program
  • New York Presbyterian Hosptial: The Patient’s Voice- Institution Wide Training for Housestaff in Patient-Centered Care
  • Methodist Hospital: Radiology Commit to Sit Program
  • San Mateo Medical Center: Seamless Care Team Communication
  • Natividad Medical Center: Know Your Physician
  • Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center: Sacred Moment

 

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