increasing healthcare providers’ awareness and referrals of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs: A Quality Improvement Project




Pravin-Patel, Komal
Roussel, Linda
Tietze, Mari

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The Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs’ dissemination initiative by the Community Council of Greater Dallas (CCGD) lacks providers’ awareness of the program and referral of patients. Therefore, this quality improvement (QI) project will implement academic detailing sessions at various DFW outpatient clinics to increase awareness of the CDSME programs among the providers. Academic detailing (AD) is an education session that uses direct marketing strategies to provide unbiased and summarized evidence-based practices and guidelines. Several outcomes will be collected from this QI project over a period of one to two months: the number of clinics and the number of providers reached through the AD sessions, the number of providers who refer patients to the program, the number of referrals, and the number of referrals that yielded an enrollment.


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