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Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal, Patient partners in Fraser Health communities
Health care teams using patient-centred assessment data well can make or break a project. We are seeking four patient partners to work in partnership with our team as we develop resources to assist health care teams to make better use of this important data.
Open to: Patient partners in Fraser Health communities
Lead Organization or DepartmentSchool of Nursing, Trinity Western University
AimTo develop guidelines for providers and decision makers on how to routinely use of patient centered measurement data for planning and decision making at the point-of-care. Patient partners will review and provide input on study documents, participate in team meetings and a one-day forum, and advise on the development of the final guidelines.
Level of EngagementThis opportunity is at the level of collaborate on the spectrum of engagement. The promise to you is that the health care partner will work together with you to formulate solutions and incorporate your advice and recommendations into the decisions to the maximum extent possible.
EligibilityThis invitation is being extended to patient partners who have experience in:
- rehabilitation (musculoskeletal injury or spinal cord injury where services may have been sought from physiotherapist)
- maternal child (either with midwife or postpartum, seeking services of public health)
- oncology (use of BC cancer services)
- Vacancies: 4
- Date/time: To be determined with patient partners
- Location: Via telephone, web conferences and in-person
- Commitment: 8 meetings, two in-person, 7 months to one year, 2-3 hours a month
ReimbursementOut of pocket expenses (mileage, transit fares, parking) will be reimbursed. In addition, compensation will be discussed with the patient partner on an individual basis.
BackgroundThe overarching goal is to ensure that patients (and family/caregivers), working with providers, can incorporate what matters to them into decisions about their care. Using a three-phased approach, we will engage researchers, health care providers, decision makers and patient partners to answer this research question: "How do providers working with patients interpret and integrate data from patient-centered measurement assessments (experience and outcome tools) into routine clinical care?"
Engagement Leader Contact Information
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Fraser Valley