Advanced Clinical Audit Course One Day Virtual Programme (7th Nov)

Advanced Clinical Audit Course One Day Virtual Programme (7th Nov)

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This Advanced Course is delivered online with traditional classroom methods and virtual classroom sessions, using Zoom.

About this event

The HSE National Centre for Clinical Audit (NCCA) provide a national focus for clinical audit to ensure that those who are conducting local, regional, and national audits have access to best practice information.

The NCCA are delighted to present to you the Advanced Course in Clinical Audit virtual training delivered over one full day, developed in collaboration with the Clinical Audit Support Centre (CASC) in the UK.

The training is interactive and provides a wealth of educational resources and further signposting.

Eligibility Criteria

We would expect those enrolling:

  • to have undertaken the Fundamentals in Clinical Audit Course (virtual or e-learning)
  • to have undertaken the Fundamentals in Clinical Audit Workshop session
  • and/or to have considerable previous experience of facilitating clinical audit.

Note: It is strongly advised that learners complete the Introduction to Quality Improvement e-learning module which is hosted on HSeLanD.

Design and Delivery

These sessions are a full day format to deliver key content. Further resources will be made available via an online learning portal.

Morning Session

10:00 Registration

10:10 Welcome and Introductions

10:15 Overview of the National Centre for Clinical Audit

10:20 Summary of learning from the Fundamentals course

10:30 Best practice in clinical audit

- Criteria and indicators to ensure clinical audit is robust and effective

- Review of local or provided case studies

- Feedback session

11:15 Break

11:30 Patient, service user and carer involvement in clinical audit

- What we know and common solutions to help engagement

- Patient surveys, do's and don'ts

- Workshop session to develop a patient survey

- Case studies to critique patient involvement approaches

12:30 Common barriers that can prevent successful implementation of clinical audit

- Review of concerns and issues

- Solutions to overcoming problems

- Promoting the benefits of clinical audit

13:00 Lunch.

Afternoon Session

13:30 Introduction to the afternoon session

- Opportunity to answer questions following the morning session

13:40 Sustaining improvement after a clinical audit

- Best practice in action planning

- Alternative approaches to action planning

- Using RCA tools to better understand non-compliance

- Discussion and feedback

14:30 Using Quality Improvement methodology to enhance your clinical audit

- Introduction to Model for Improvement

- Introduction to Plan, Do, Study, Act cycles

14:55 Break

15.10 Leadership skills for audit facilitators

15:25 Presentation skills for audit facilitators

- Tips and hints to present audit data

- Understanding your audience

- Skills to engage your audience

15:50 Further signposting to useful resources

16:00 Close

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