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Working Group Member, Health Care Team Use of Patient-Centred Assessment Data

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Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal, Patient partners in Fraser Health communities

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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 Department

School of Nursing, Trinity Western University

Aim

To 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 Engagement

This 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.

Eligibility

This 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)
If you have a strong interest in this work but have not yet completed a PVN orientation and volunteer agreement, are unsure if your experience is a good fit or feel another format of engagement would work better with your availability, please contact the engagement leader directly.

Logistics

  • 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

Reimbursement

Out of pocket expenses (mileage, transit fares, parking) will be reimbursed. In addition, compensation will be discussed with the patient partner on an individual basis.

Background

The 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

Jami Brown
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Fraser Valley
604.510.0449
jbrown@bcpsqc.ca

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Cherie Mercer

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Cherie Mercer

I have learned so much about innovation and capacity building by being part of PVN. I signed up to build my leadership skills, however, I experience benefits for myself, my community and Indigenous peoples throughout the province. I understand more about the complexities and opportunities required to improve health care.